Pediatric Digestive Disorders 1 of 2

Overview:
Many children have tummy aches and other digestive problems, and they usually are not serious. But sometimes these common childhood ailments can be the sign of something that needs medical attention. In this interview, we'll learn the latest about these disorders and how they are treated.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • The special medical needs of children
  • The role of play therapy
  • Spitting up among infants
  • Ways to reduce spitting up
  • Spitting up vs. GERD (gastro-esphogeal reflux disease)
  • GERD symptoms and treatments
  • Pyloric stenosis and treatments
  • Reducing reflux/GERD in older children

Guest:
Dr. Steven Czinn, chief of pediatrics at the University of Maryland Medical Center and director of the University of Maryland Hospital for Children. Dr. Czinn is also chairman and professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: November 21, 2013

         
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