Journal article

Algorithms to facilitate shared decision-making for the management of mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis

Belinda Jackson, Peter De Cruz

EXPERT REVIEW OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Nonadherence has been a key barrier to the efficacy of medical treatments in ulcerative colitis (UC). Engaging patients in their IBD care via shared decision-making (SDM) to facilitate self-management may improve adherence to therapy. Areas covered: This review aims to summarize the most recent trial evidence from 2012 to 2017 for mild-to-moderate UC in order to develop clinical algorithms that guide SDM to facilitate self-management. A structured literature search via multiple electronic databases was performed using the search terms 'ulcerative colitis,' 'treatment,' 'management,' 'medication,' 'maintenance,' 'remission,' '5-ASA,' and 'inflammatory bowel disease. Expert comme..

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