Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract
- Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
- Recognize the common forms of malabsorption
- Review the diagnosis and treatment of cancer of the small intestine, large intestine and anus
- Summarize other clinical entities of the lower GI tract, including constipation and infections
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David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine; Associate Provost, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
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