This handbook provides a concise, state-of-the-art overview on the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the hospitalized patient. The book reviews epidemiology and risk factors for hospitalization in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease, as well as medical and surgical management strategies for patients hospitalized with UC or Crohn's disease. The book also highlights complex disease management cases involving co-infection from clostridium difficile and/or CMV. The volume also spotlights nutrition management, quality of care, and management of pediatric and pregnant patients hospitalized with IBD flares.
• One of the few dedicated handbooks on inpatient management of IBD
• Features numerous high-yield tables and standardized algorithms
• Written by experts in the field