Sources of further information and advice

5.6.1 Patient support groups

Canada: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada

60 St Clair Avenue East, Suite 600, Toronto, ON M4T 1N5, Canada.

Europe: European Federation of Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Associations

C/o Tor Erik Jorgensen

Parallellen 13A, N-1430 As, Norway.

Ireland: Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn's Disease Carmichael Centre, North Burnswick St., Dublin 7. Tel: + 353 (0)1 872 1416 www.iscc.ie

UK: National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease 4 Beaumont House, Sutton Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 5HH, UK. Tel: + 44 (0) 172 784 4296/(0) 845 130 2233 www.nacc.org.uk

USA: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

386 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10016-8804

Tel: + 1 212 685 3440/1800 932 2423

5.6.2 Further websites

www.idbforum.com

http://ibd.patientcommunity.com

http://www.digestivedisorders.org.uk/

http://virtual.vtt.fi/virtual/proeuhealth/

www.ibdclub.org.uk

www.gastrohep.com

http://www.uegf.org/

http://www.eufic.org

5.6.3 Books

Allan RN, Rhodes JM, Hanauer SB et al. eds. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 3rd edn New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1997.

Greig ER, Rampton DS. Management of Crohn's disease, London: Martin Dunitz, 2003.

Kirsner JB, Shorter RG, eds. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 4th edn, Philadelphia: Lea and Febiger, 1995.

Targan SR, Shanahan F, Karp LC, eds. Inflammatory Bowel Disease. From bench to bedside, 2nd edn, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.

Rampton, DS, Shanahan, F. Fast facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 2nd edn, Health Press Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2006.

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