February 2007
Gut;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 56, p28
Academic Journal
The article reports on the prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders in Great Britain including their symptoms, incidence rate, morbidity and the costs to society, and offers suggestions for their effective management. Symptoms include dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, and globus, and as stated, these ailments have a negative impact on the quality of life of the patient. Skilled healthcare workforce, trained physicians and specialist nurses are recommended for patient's care.


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