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A comprehensive guide to patient-focused management strategies for Crohn disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17440309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In Crohn disease, a vigorous inflammatory cascade is caused by the overactivation of helper T-cells in the gastrointestinal system. The results of this inflammation manifest themselves as the symptoms of Crohn disease. This article describes the pathophysiology of Crohn disease as well as multiple pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions that may assist patients with Crohn disease in preventing exacerbations and maintaining longer remissions.
Jennifer Fow; Sheila Grossman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1042-895X     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastroenterol Nurs     Publication Date:    2007 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-18     Completed Date:  2007-06-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8915377     Medline TA:  Gastroenterol Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-8; quiz 98-100     Citation Subset:  N    
Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aminosalicylic Acids / therapeutic use
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
Antibodies, Monoclonal / therapeutic use
Azathioprine / therapeutic use
Crohn Disease / etiology,  physiopathology,  prevention & control*,  psychology
Fish Oils / therapeutic use
Gastrointestinal Agents / therapeutic use
Immunologic Factors / therapeutic use
Nurse's Role / psychology
Nurse-Patient Relations
Nutritional Support / methods
Patient Care Planning / organization & administration
Patient Participation / methods,  psychology
Patient-Centered Care / organization & administration*
Phytotherapy / methods
Probiotics / therapeutic use
Remission Induction
Risk Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Aminosalicylic Acids; 0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents; 0/Antibodies, Monoclonal; 0/Fish Oils; 0/Gastrointestinal Agents; 0/Immunologic Factors; 0/infliximab; 446-86-6/Azathioprine

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