gastroenterology
IBS

Paediatricians challenged by FGID management

Paediatricians find the management of functional gastrointestinal disorders challenging and many feel pressured by parents into ordering unnecessary tests, a study shows. Only 37% of paedaitricians are aware of the Rome III diagnostic criteria and 58% believe there are no widely-accepted diagnostic criteria for functional abdominal pain (FAP) and IBS, according to responses to a ...

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