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114. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2 - Medical Management

Released Friday, 16th November 2012
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In this episode, Dr Lana Bistritz considers the initial medical management of inflammatory bowel disease. After listening to this podcast, learners will be able to:
  • List factors influencing the choice of treatment
  • Describe the goals of therapy in the management of inflammatory bowel disease, discriminating between induction and maintenance of remission.
  • Describe the indications for 5-ASAs, steroid s and immunomodulators in the management of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Describe the adverse effects of 5-ASAs, steroids and immunomodulators used in the management of inflammatory bowel disease
 
Running time 16:46