Is it IBD? Making an Accurate and Prompt Diagnosis

Is it IBD? Making an Accurate and Prompt Diagnosis

Abdominal symptoms thought to be related to the lower gut (ileum and colon) are common, and most do not represent inflammatory bowel disease. Making an accurate and prompt diagnosis in general practice can be challenging at times. However, being aware of the range of differential diagnoses and the ways in which one can best estimate the pretest probability of each condition to enhance diagnostic accuracy is relatively straightforward

Modern Medicine – Issue 2 2021