Nausea and emesis are distressing symptoms that can contribute to malnutrition, dehydration, and decreased quality of life in older patients.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is traditionally considered a disorder of young adulthood; however, it affects adults of all ages, including older adults.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in the older adult offers challenges for diagnosis and treatment; however, very little research has been done in this regard.
MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
Optimizing Targets in Patient Management of Ulcerative Colitis: The Role of Fecal Calprotectin in Guiding Maintenance Therapy