Key questions on gastroenterology
Consultant gastroenterologist Professor David S Sanders answers questions from Dr Mandy Fry on confirming the diagnosis of coeliac disease, screening high-risk patients and recommended immunisations for those with the condition.
This module will update your knowledge on coeliac disease, including:
- The reliability of immunological testing to confirm the diagnosis of coeliac disease
- The incidence of patients having negative serology but confirmed disease
- Which patient groups would benefit from being screened for coeliac disease
- What immunisations patients with coeliac disease should be offered, and what their risk of splenic dysfunction