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Volume 36, Issue 6
Publication date: December 1, 2015
December 1, 2018
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Infants and Children
Harland S. Winter, MD (Moderator)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center; Pediatric Gastroenterologist, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts
Benjamin D. Gold, MD
GI Care for Kids, LLC; Children’s Center for Digestive Health Care, LLC; Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Janet K. Harnsberger, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
Explain the difference between gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Determine which infants should be evaluated for GERD.
Discuss with families the relationship between dietary food intolerance and GER.
Evaluate and treat children with supraesophageal symptoms of GERD.
Integrate assessment of compliance into the management of adolescents with GERD.