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Case-by-case: IBS

Module summary

Gastroenterologists Dr Matthew Banks and Dr David Graham outline five common cases of irritable bowel syndrome seen in primary care

Learning objectives

Using different case presentations, this module will guide you through the management of IBS, including:

  • The value of exercise in IBS
  • Dietary modifications
  • Symptoms that warrant referral
  • Cognitive therapies and their efficacy for treating IBS

Dr Matthew Banks is a consultant gastroenterologist at University College London Hospital.

Dr David Graham is a gastroenterology specialist registrar at University College London Hospital.

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
informative, to the point, very useful
Carmen Badea
I found this module extremely useful as IBS is a common presentation in primary care setting, in hours and out of hours. It appears to have a significant impact on patients' lives
Ajaz Ahmed
good practical help for GPs
Paul Mcgarry
Informative , seems great shame that faecal calprotectin testing is not universally available in Primary Care.
Bill Moffat