Optimize Crohn's Maintenance Therapy During Hospitalization
You'll see more biologics on home med lists for patients with Crohn's disease...and some older meds falling out of favor.
Be familiar with common treatments...and optimize Crohn's maintenance therapy when patients are admitted for other reasons.
Biologics. A "top-down" treatment approach includes earlier use of biologics, such as the TNF-alpha blockers...infliximab (Remicade), adalimumab (Humira), certolizumab (Cimzia), etc. These can lead to faster and longer remission in some high-risk patients.