Ibs Podcast Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Diagnosing IBS  requires 3 of the following – which one is not required
    • A. 

      Temporal relationship between the other two

    • B. 

      Change in bowel habit

    • C. 

      Abdominal distension

    • D. 

      Abdominal pain

  • 2. 
    1. What percentage of gastroenterology secondary care appointments are for functional bowel disorders predominantly IBS?
    • A. 

      20-30%

    • B. 

      70-80%

    • C. 

      5-15%

    • D. 

      50-60%

  • 3. 
    Faecal calprotectin can be used when required to support differentiation between IBS and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease).  Select the correct level below where, in the absence of any other red flag symptoms, a diagnosis of IBS can positively be made.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      80

  • 4. 
    A link to more information on FODMAPs is on the Camden IBS pathway. How long does it take to be effective?
    • A. 

      > 1 week

    • B. 

      > 2 weeks

    • C. 

      > 4 weeks

    • D. 

      > 6 weeks

  • 5. 
    How much fibre intake a day is recommended for women and men?
    • A. 

      Women 25g Men 35g

    • B. 

      Women 15g Men 25g

    • C. 

      Women 35g Men 45g

    • D. 

      Women 50g Men 70g