The aim of this programme is to recognise disorders that are manifested by alteration in normal bowel functioning.
Following completion of this programme you should be able to:
- Describe the pathophysiology of bowel incontinence, intractable constipation, volvulus and irritable bowel syndrome
- Identify the signs and symptoms of each of these conditions
- Make recommendations for the medical management of each condition
- Critically evaluate the efficacy of interventions and medical management of functional bowel disorders