Curbside Consultation in IBD
49 Clinical Questions, Third Edition
Newly updated with the latest information on inflammatory bowel disease, Curbside Consultation in IBD: 49 Clinical Questions, Third Edition contains brief, practical, and evidence-based answers to the most frequently asked questions that are posed during a “curbside consultation” between surgical colleagues. Drs. David T. Rubin, Sonia Friedman, and Francis A. Farraye are joined by an expert group of contributors, offering advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with IBD. With a unique Q&A format, this text provides quick access to current information. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to better illustrate IBD. Some of the questions answered inside the Third Edition include: • What are the new approaches to using and minimizing steroids? • What is the evolving role of calcineurin inhibitors in IBD? • Where should anti-IL-23 therapy be placed in the therapeutic algorithm for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis? • What should the clinicians and patients know about biosimilars? • What are JAK inhibitors? And when should they be used in IBD? • What is the approach to loss of response to biological therapy? • How should we screen our patients with IBD for depression and anxiety? With information basic enough for trainees and expert practical advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate, Curbside Consultation in IBD: 49 Clinical Questions, Third Edition is a must-have. Gastroenterologists, surgeons, IBD nurses and advanced practice providers, and medical and surgical trainees at all levels will benefit from the user-friendly format and up-to-date advice for complicated cases.