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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 Adam Woo on red flags for spinal pathology, managing medications for back pain and screening tools for primary care
Dr Heather Ryan suggests how practices can attract GPs to join as partners during or just after training
Dr Dominique Thompson on diagnostic criteria for anorexia, managing ‘borderline’ cases and investigations in bulimic patients
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