A primary care primer on common -- and not so common - GI disorders.
10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q2 2017
Slide Show: FDA drug approvals in the second quarter 2017 included these 10 for conditions seen in the primary care setting.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Prevention Quiz
Test your knowledge by taking this quick quiz on new ACG prevention guidelines.
10 Shots of IBD Preventive Care
New ACG inflammatory bowel disease vaccination and screening guidelines call on primary care physicians as comanagers.
Curbing Antibiotics Tied to Britain's Drop in C.Diff
"Deep cleans" of UK hospitals was not the key to curtailing C diff infection; restricting use of one specific antibiotic was.
Good Eats and Bad: 6 GI Issues in the News
Controversy around dietary sugar guidelines and a study of red meat and diverticulitis top the latest research on food and GI disorders.
Top 3 GI Apps for Primary Care
Every primary care physician needs a few specialty apps for reference. Check out these 3 that you might want to download today.
Sacroiliitis as Presenting Sign of Ulcerative Colitis
A 37-year-old woman presents to her local emergency department for 6 days of gradually worsening lower abdominal pain and diarrhea that has become progressively more bloody in the last 24 hours.
Bloody Diarrhea in a Young Woman
Does the abdominal CT shown offer a clue to the cause of this repeat but markedly more severe episode of hematochezia?
'Sickest' Patients May Do Better After Gastric Bypass Surgery
The "novel (and contradictory) finding..." say study authors, challenges conventional wisdom as well as current literature.
RUQ Pain in a Young Woman
What do the symptoms and ultrasound image associated with the patient's pain suggest? Would you discharge her to home?