This site is intended for health professionals only
Other Gastroenterology modules
Top tips on improving GI referrals: a video module (1 CPD hour)
Interpreting LFTs (1 CPD hour)
Altered LFTs – what to do? (1 CPD hour)
Dr Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.
Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment
Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently to secondary care
Key questions on IBS
Consultant gastroenterologist Dr Stephen Middleton answers questions from GP Dr David Russell on faecal calprotectin, antispasmodics as first-line treatment and the FODMAPs diet
This module answers pressing questions on IBS, including:
- What are the pre-disposing factors for post-infectious IBS?
- Do antidepressants play a role in treating IBS?
- What kind of diet should you recommend to an IBS patient?
- What are the red flags for colorectal cancer?
Dr Stephen Middleton is a consultant gastroenterologist at Cambridge University NHS Hospital Trust
Dr David Russell is a GP in Darlington, County Durham