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 ...
Paediatricians challenged by FGID management
By Michael Woodhead
18 Jan 2019