Role Impact

Patients were surveyed on their perceptions of the IBD nurse advocate role after 2 to 3 years of being in place. The completed surveys strongly supported this role.

Financial feasibility in establishing an IBD nurse advocate role is substantiated by the fact that many of the responsibilities of the role can be classified as physician-extender activities. Freeing the gastroenterologist to see more patients by reducing the amount of time spent with returning patients as well as reducing telephone time allows more patients to be seen overall. This position could also fit into a nurse practitioner's role.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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