Patients’ Perspective on Medications and Alternative Treatments for Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: HSU, Chi-Chien (FooYin University Hospital, Pharmacy Department, Pingtung, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Chen, L. (School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Wen, Y.H. (School of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, China Taiwan)
Su, Y.C. (Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, China Taiwan)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, relapsing, functional gastrointestinal disorder and causing long-term disturbances to patients. However, research reflecting on patients’ perspective of medical treatments is limited.
This study aimed to explore Taiwanese IBS patients’ perceptions on medications and alternative treatment The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.