IBD impact on ability to work should be measured routinely

Disease activity in ulcerative colitis causes significant impairment in a patient’s capacity to work, clinicians at a Victorian centre have shown. A study of patient-reported outcomes in 81 people with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease attending gastroenterology clinics at Melbourne’s The Austin Hospital found that 26% of patients had symptoms of depression and 46% had ...

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