Pocket Guide to IBD, Second Edition

Marla Dubinsky, MD; Sonia Friedman, MD
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Book Description

Pocket Guide to IBD, Second Edition is designed to provide quick clinical information for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who need to review symptoms, medications, and disease management, in order to decide effective diagnoses and treatments for their patients with IBD.

Some of the topics covered are:
• Special populations, including pregnancy and children
• Vaccinations in the patient with IBD
• Treatment of the infliximab refractory patient
• Diagnosis and treatment of perianal disease
• Care of the post operative patient

Dr. Marla Dubinsky and Dr. Sonia Friedman have created this go-to reference for one of the most popular topics among practicing gastroenterologists and other GI and primary care providers.

• Comprehensive chapters in quick reference format
• Symptom-based guide for diagnosis and treatment
• Tables highlighting the full array of IBD medications
• Charts and figures detailing complete treatment algorithms

The Pocket Guide to IBD, Second Edition is unique in its size, accessibility of information, thoroughness, and clarity of content. This clinical guide will be the quick reference to turn to when treating patients with IBD.



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About the Editors                                                                                                                  
Contributing Authors                                                                                                             
Foreword by Bruce Sands, MD, MS                                                                                     
Part I: Basic Overviews                                                                                                         
Chapter 1        Introduction to Ulcerative Colitis                                                                  
                                          Russell D. Cohen, MD, FACG, AGAF
Chapter 2        Introduction to Crohn’s Disease                                                                    
                                          Maria T. Abreu, MD
Part II: Patient Symptoms                                                                                                     
Chapter 3        Abdominal Pain                                                                                             
                                           Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG, FACP, AGAF
Chapter 4        Extraintestinal Manifestations                                                                       
                                          Ellen J. Scherl, MD
Chapter 5        Fatigue                                                                                                                       
                                         Sonia Friedman, MD, FACG
Chapter 6        Fever                                                                                                              
                                         Sonia Friedman, MD, FACG
Chapter 7        Diarrhea                                                                                                         
                                          Kim L. Isaacs, MD, PhD
Chapter 8        Nausea                                                                                                                       
                                          Debra J. Helper, MD
Chapter 9        Rectal Bleeding                                                                                             
                                          Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG, FACP, AGAF
Chapter 10      Anorectal Pain                                                                                                           
                                          Sarah N. Horst, MD & David A. Schwartz, MD
Part III: Medications and Other Therapies                                                                            
Chapter 11      Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy and Management                                                                                                  Kim L. Isaacs, MD, PhD
Chapter 12      Complementary and Alternative Medicine                                                                                              
                          Joshua Korzenik, MD
Part IV: Special Populations                                                                                                  
Chapter 13      The Postoperative Patient                                                                              
                                          Judy F. Collins, MD
Chapter 14      The Patient With a Pouch                                                                              
                                           Bo Shen, MD
Chapter 15      The Patient With an Ostomy                                                                         
                                           Nimisha K. Parekh, MD
Chapter 16      The Pediatric Patient                                                                                      
                                           Marla Dubinsky, MD
Chapter 17      The Pregnant Patient                                                                                      
                                          Uma Mahadevan, MD
Chapter 18      The Elderly Patient                                                                                        
                                           Matthew J. Hamilton, MD
Part V: Special Considerations                                                                                              
Chapter 19      Colorectal Cancer                                                                                          
                                           David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, AGAF
Chapter 20      Nutritional Issues                                                                                           
                                          Erin Feldman, RD, CSP
Chapter 21      Osteoporosis                                                                                                  
                                           Edward V. Loftus Jr, MD
Chapter 22      The Nonadherent Patient                                                                               
                                           Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG, FACP, AGAF
Chapter 23      Vaccinations                                                                                                  
                                          Sonia Friedman, MD, FACG
Appendix A: Medications Used in IBD                                                                                
                   ?                   Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG, FACP, AGAF
Appendix B: Small Bowel Imaging in Crohn's Disease                                                        
                                       David G. Binion, MD & Sandra M. El-Hachem, MD
Financial Disclosures 

About the Editors

 Marla Dubinsky, MD received a medical degree from Queen’s University in Canada and completed her clinical pediatric gastroenterology training at Sainte-Justine Hospital, University of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. Currently, Dr. Dubinsky is Director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. In addition, Dr. Dubinsky is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine.      

Board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology, Dr. Dubinsky holds positions of prominence with several advisory bodies, including Chair of the Western Regional Pediatric IBD Research Alliance. She is a member of several professional societies, including the American Gastroenterology Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Among her many awards, Dr. Dubinsky was a Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Medical Honoree in 2004 and recently received the Lenny and Corinne Sands Clinical Investigator Award.       

Dr. Dubinsky’s main research interests are health outcomes and the epidemiology and genetic influences of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in children. Her objective is to study the influence of genetics and immune responses on the variability in clinical presentations of early-onset IBD. Additional interests include the study of pharmacogenetics to evaluate how heredity influences drug responses and optimizing and individualizing the management of IBD. Dr. Dubinsky’s work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Gastroenterology, The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, and the American Journal of Gastroenterology. In addition, she has authored book chapters for Trends in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Therapy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Diagnosis and Therapeutics. Dr. Dubinsky has lectured widely both nationally and internationally.      

Sonia Friedman, MD, FACG
 completed her undergraduate degree in biology at Stanford University in California and her medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her medical internship and residency at University of Pennsylvania and her gastroenterology fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. She specialized in IBD during her fellowship and now has a large IBD practice in the gastroenterology division of Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has been at Brigham and Women’s for the past 11 years and is Director of IBD Clinical Research.      

Dr. Friedman’s research interests include colon cancer in Crohn’s disease, patient adherence to surveillance colonoscopy, and IBD and pregnancy. She is a section editor for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and a reviewer for Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr. Friedman has published mainly on colonoscopic surveillance in Crohn’s colitis and IBD in pregnancy and also enjoys lecturing on these subjects.      

Dr. Friedman is chair of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, New England Chapter Medical Advisory Committee. She has been elected as “Best up and Coming Gastroenterologist in Boston” in 2004 and also listed as “Best of Boston” in Boston Magazine in 2007. Both honors are based on peer review.