Coeliac disease: clinical review
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Coeliac disease (CD) is a common gastrointestinal disease characterised by small bowel mucosal injury and nutrient malabsorption in genetically susceptible individuals following dietary ingestion of gluten. This module describes the epidemiology and aetiology, diagnosis and management of coeliac disease.
Key learning points for general practice nurses include typical and atypical presentations, prognosis and follow-up.
After completing this module the general practice nurse should be better able to:
Dr Arun Rajendran, gastroenterologist, St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington and Dr Jeremy Nightingale, Consultant gastroenterologist, Leonard-Jones intestinal failure unit, St Mark’s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex
This resource is provided at an advanced level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio.