All You Need to Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome in One Day
27th February 2014 Manchester, United Kingdom
We are delighted to invite you to this exciting CPD accredited conference presented by a panel of leading international experts on IBS.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a common functional disorder with high reported prevalence rates throughout the world. However it is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. Although diet is important in this condition, a whole variety of other factors are involved in the production of symptoms and a full understanding of these can result in more effective management resulting in greater patient satisfaction.
This conference will bring together a group of top clinicians, scientists and researchers with an interest in IBS and other functional GI disorders to foster greater awareness of IBS, and update existing knowledge resulting in All You Need to Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome in One Day.
This conference will be held on the 27th of February 2014 at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate hotel and is of great relevance to practicing gastroenterologists, general practitioners and doctors in training, counselors, occupational therapists, nurses and paediatricians, primary care physicians, psychologists, sociologists, and other health care providers interested in a complete update on IBS, scientists and academicians interested in investigation of these conditions, members of health policy and regulatory organisations.
Topics will include
Patterns, Prevalence and Perceptions in IBS
Intestinal microbiota in IBS, including the role of pre-, pro- and antibiotics
Incorporating new diagnostics and drugs in to IBS management
The dietary management of irritable bowel syndrome
How do intestinal abnormalities in IBS link to symptoms
Mechanisms of visceral pain in IBS
Hypnosis for IBS.. What's it all about?
Plenary sessions will be interspersed with questions and answer sessions and panel discussions. The meeting represents a valuable opportunity to network, share knowledge and ideas, and consider collaborative projects.