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Gastrointestinal disorders in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Abstract:

Children with neurodevelopmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy (CP), spina bifida, or inborn errors of metabolism frequently have associated gastrointestinal problems. These include oral motor dysfunction leading to feeding difficulties, risk of aspiration, prolonged feeding times, and malnutrition with its attendant physical compromise. Gastrostomy tube feeding is increasingly being used in these children to circumvent oral motor dysfunction and prevent malnutrition. Foregut dysmotilit...

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10.1002/ddrr.18

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Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Inc.
Journal:
Developmental disabilities research reviews
Volume:
14
Issue:
2
Pages:
128-136
Publication date:
2008-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1940-5529
ISSN:
1940-5510
URN:
uuid:a3ecc963-941a-4ce3-9353-b66b2cd7328a
Source identifiers:
191192
Local pid:
pubs:191192

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