February 2007
Gut;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 56, p30
Academic Journal
The article reports on the prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in Great Britain and offers information related to its treatment, management, and its impact on patient's quality of life. It emphasizes the need for experienced clinical management through collaboration between the patient and the professional team, which calls for the need for trained physicians and medical workforce. Regular research is suggested so that more appropriate therapies can be designed to control the disease.


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