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Meeting the challenge of IBS

Wadlund, Diana L. MSN, RN, CRNFA, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000413481.44379.24
Feature: IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME: CE Connection
Abstract

Abstract: Irritable bowel syndrome is frustrating and debilitating for patients, and management of this disorder is a challenge for healthcare providers. IBS is a common, functional, gastrointestinal disorder, and is often characterized by crippling symptoms without any pathologic findings.

Author Information

Diana L. Wadlund is an acute care NP at Surgical Specialists in Paoli, PA.

The author and planners have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.