Journal article icon

Journal article

Gastrointestinal problems in disabled children

Abstract:

Children with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida or other neurological impairments frequently have associated gastrointestinal problems. These include oromotor dysfunction leading to feeding difficulties, risk of aspiration, prolonged feeding times and malnutrition with its attendant physical compromise. Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease is common in these children and may require surgical treatment. Finally, constipation is often a problem that may be overlooked in this popula...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.cupe.2005.04.014

Authors


Sullivan, PB More by this author
McIntyre, E More by this author
Journal:
Current Paediatrics
Volume:
15
Issue:
4
Pages:
347-353
Publication date:
2005-08-05
DOI:
ISSN:
0957-5839
URN:
uuid:da0a93db-5eb0-4a02-9a6c-5dddf53dc545
Source identifiers:
191107
Local pid:
pubs:191107

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP