Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS by promoting effective management using dietary and lifestyle advice, pharmacological therapy and referral for psychological interventions.
In April 2017, we updated recommendations on initial assessment to cross-refer to the NICE guideline on suspected cancer.
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