n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Inflammatory bowel disease : medifile

Volume 22, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... MEDIFILE 165 Medifile this month focuses on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, both of which are listed as prescribed minimum benefits (PMB) on the chronic disease list (CDL). This article will provide a brief overview of these conditions and details of their medical management, in the light of their CDL status. The treatment algorithms referred to have been legislated. They have been published in the Government Gazette No. 25537 of 6 October 2003 under Notice No. 1397. Please note that not all treatment modalities mentioned in this article are included in the PMB ..

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