Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects the colon (large bowel) and although it is not dangerous, it can be very uncomfortable. In this lecture, adjunct associate professor Louis Roller looks at the management of IBS symptoms, including constipation, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, bloating and psychological symptoms.


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Dr Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University for over 55 years. He served on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles. Louis was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association in 2012 and was awarded the life-long achievement award from the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia in 2014. He is a prolific provider of education for Ausmed and for the University of the Third Age. He was awarded an AM in 2023.
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First Published18 July 2022
Updated18 July 2022
18 July 2025
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