Anthony J. DiMarino, MD
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DiMarino A.; Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Diagnosis and Therapeutics. Ann Intern Med. 2003;139:156. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-139-2-200307150-00027
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;139(2):156.
Cohen RD, ed. 364 pages. Totowa, NJ: Humana Pr; 2003. $125.00. ISBN 0896039099. Order phone 973-256-1699.
Field of medicine: Gastroenterology.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease—their families, and physicians and other medical personnel involved in the care of patients with IBD.
Purpose: To provide a concise overview of the medical and socioeconomic issues involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with IBD.
Content: This multiauthored book contains 17 chapters that range from tracing the history and early descriptions of IBD through the etiology and epidemiology and diagnosis and management. Special chapters deal with genetics, medical and surgical treatment, ostomy care, pediatric IBD, nutritional aspects of IBD, and sex-specific issues and economics of IBD.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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