Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits in the absence of a specific and unique organic pathology. Population-based studies estimate the prevalence of IBS at 10%-20% and the incidence at 1%-2% per year. Do you know how best to assess and treat this common condition? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Jamie Shalkow, Jenifer K. Lehrer. Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome? - Medscape - Apr 27, 2015.