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Gastroesophageal Reflux in Preterm Infants: Diagnosis and Management

Gastroesophageal Reflux in Preterm Infants: Diagnosis and Management

The American Academy of Pediatrics releases a new clinical report on the diagnosis and treatment of clinically significant gastroesophageal reflux.

Higher Vitamin D Levels Tied to Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

In women, risk declines as levels increase up to 100 nmol/L, but association in men not significant

Microbiota in Breastfed Infants May Help Prevent Overweight

Elevated risk of overweight for formula-fed infants attenuated with adjustment for gut microbiota

Opinion

Acute abdominal pain, fever may signify diverticulitis

In older patients who complain of fever and lower abdominal pain, consider diverticulitis, especially if the patient has a previous diagnosis of diverticulosis.

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Case Study: Sudden Abdominal Pain

Case Study: Sudden Abdominal Pain

A 90-year-old woman with a history of coronary disease and gallstones presents to the emergency department with generalized abdominal pain that started suddenly about 7 hours prior.

Stat Consult: Parenteral Nutrition Issues

Stat Consult: Parenteral Nutrition Issues

Some include mechanical complications, central vascular access complications, and compatibility issues.

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