Chronic Diarrhoea – It Happens!

Chronic Diarrhoea – It Happens!

Diarrhoea that persists beyond a few weeks can be functionally debilitating and an indication of a significant underlying medical problem. A systematic approach to diagnosis involving a thorough history, examination and carefully targeted investigations allows for identification of cause in most cases. Appropriate treatment of the underlying problem is associated with improved outcomes for patients compared with symptomatic management alone.

Modern Medicine – Issue 2 2020