Category: Gastrointestinal Issues

Functional Gastrointestinal Problems in Infants

Functional Gastrointestinal Problems in Infants A group of pediatric gastroenterologists met in Rome to try to produce a “diagnostic consensus” on a number of common conditions in infancy and early childhood, about which there is little agreement on how to diagnose them and what they look like clinically. The group produced the so-called Rome II criteria for these disorders. The article is quite valuable in that it covers a number of conditions that sometimes are baffling for clinicians, it help…

Gastroesophageal Reflux

Gastroesophageal Reflux Pediatric advice to parents changes from time to time, on issues like feeding, the position of the child while asleep, holding, etc. In this comprehensive review, Dr. Susan Orenstein, who is one of the world’s experts on gastroesophageal reflux has some new advice for clinicians and parents.