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J R Soc Med. 1993 September; 86(9): 530–532.
PMCID: PMC1294102

An information booklet for employers on inflammatory bowel disease: an evaluation by patients.

Abstract

Forty-eight patients with Crohn's disease were offered an educational booklet about inflammatory bowel disease directed at employers. They were asked to assess its value and the best method of distribution. Forty-eight per cent agreed to take part in the study and, of these, 74% completed the project. Although the book was considered valuable, and most patients believed it should be made available to their line managers, distribution was considered best left in the hands of doctors and self-help groups.

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