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Risk Score for Post-Infectious Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Purpose:

To identify a patient at risk for irritable bowel syndrome following acute gastroenteritis based on the score of Thabane et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

A02.0, A08, A09, J10.8, J11.8, K52, K58

Description:

Thabane et al developed a risk score for predicting the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) developing after an episode of acute gastroenteritis. The authors are from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

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