MANNING (> 3 CRITERIA = IBS)

STRENGTHSWEAKNESSES
SIMPLICITYVERY ‘PAIN’ FOCUSSED – NO MENTION OF DISCOMFORT
CLEAR QUESTIONSNO RED FLAGS
INSPIRED CONFIDENCEDOESN’T MENTION CONSTIPATION SPECIFICALLY
EASIEST TO USE IN WORKING PRACTICELANGUAGE OLD FASHIONED
TIMESCALESOMISSION – FLATUS
NOT NATURAL FLOW
? VALIDITY OF DIAGNOSIS FROM 2 SYMPTOMS

From: 6, Diagnosis

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NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 61.
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