Chapter 6. Long-Term Support and Follow-Up

  1. Helen Griffiths MSc, RGN, Cert MHSC

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987926.ch6

Coeliac Disease: Nursing Care and Management

Coeliac Disease: Nursing Care and Management

How to Cite

Griffiths, H. (2008) Long-Term Support and Follow-Up, in Coeliac Disease: Nursing Care and Management, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987926.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470512609

Online ISBN: 9780470987926

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Keywords:

  • long-term support and follow-up;
  • dietary compliance assessment;
  • suggested algorithm for nurse-led follow-up of coeliac disease patients;
  • telephone for delivering health care;
  • concomitant disease exclusion;
  • osteoporosis;
  • hyposplenism - spleen functioning poorly;
  • malignancy risk associated with coeliac disease;
  • support groups and expert patient

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Assessment of dietary compliance

  • Exclusion of concomitant disease

  • Risk of malignancy associated with coeliac disease

  • Support groups – the expert patient