TITLE

Gastrostomy feeding

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2007, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a report relating to gastro-oesophageal reflux and pulmonary aspiration. It states that swallowing difficulties are common among children with neurodevelopment disabilities. It may result in poor nutrition and growth, lung disease, poor immune function, oesphageal pain, and social and emotional upheaval for child and family. It also reports that reviews of the benefits of gastronomy have been inconclusive, with little attention being paid to psychosocial aspects.
ACCESSION #
23779063

 

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