Pre-test Questions

Q1. According to Rome IV criteria, IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion.
  a. True
  b. False
Q2. Most common subtype of IBS, affecting approximately 40% of patients is:
  a. IBS-C
  b. IBS-D
c. IBS-mixed
d. None of the above
Q3. The most compelling evidence for a beneficial impact of diet on symptoms of IBS exists for a diet that restricts:
  a. Gluten
  b. Trans-fats
  c. Insoluble fiber such as wheat bran and many whole grains
  d. Fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols
Q4. For IBS-C and CIC, all the following statements are true except:
  a. Initial therapy usually consists of fiber and OTC laxatives
  b. Colonoscopy is not necessary to confirm the diagnosis
c. Medications for both are the same in dosage and frequency of administration
d. Bristol Stool Scale for both are 1-2
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