Background: Our IBD unit (Hospital Virgen de la Victoria) currently attends more than 900 IBD patients. Since 2014, april we've been holding a nursing consultation following N-ECCO recommendations.
The main objective of the study has been focused on the analysis of the activity developed by IBD nurse during its initial stage.
Methods: Descriptive and observational study of Activities of nursing consultation of our IBD unit Since 2014 April to 2016 November.
Results: There have been a total of 374 calls from 161 patients.
186 (49.7%) calls were answered by the nurse and 188 (50.3%) together with the doctor.
295 (78.9%) calls were resolved by phone, 55 (14.7%) were referred to medical consulting preferentially, 15 (4.0%) were referred to emergency room and 9 (2.4%) to other specialist.
IBD nurse has attended 25 first visits after diagnosis of the disease, 28 Blood tests monitoring of patients under treatment with azathioprine, 23 follow-up blood tests for monitoring the adverses effets of treatments, 29 health education visits of patients with biological treatments and 8 pediatric transition visits.