Clinical Pearls in Pediatric Gastroenterology for the Primary Care Physician
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Examine the age dependent causes of vomiting and gastroesophageal reflux disease in the pediatric population;
- Discuss current treatments and guidelines for vomiting and reflux;
- Identify common causes of abnormal liver function tests and jaundice found in the pediatric primary care office;
- Discuss the clinical presentation of and treatments for liver dysfunction;
- State the pathophysiology of constipation in pediatric patients;
- Discuss the role of behavioral, pharmacological, and imaging modalities in the management of constipation;
- Identify the differential diagnosis of acute and chronic abdominal pain in pediatrics;
- Discuss the stepwise approach to management of abdominal pain.
*Agenda Subject to Change
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UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FACULTY
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Hepatology
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
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