Dietary interventions for recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in childhood.

@article{HuertasCeballos2009DietaryIF,
  title={Dietary interventions for recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in childhood.},
  author={Angela A Huertas-Ceballos and S Logan and Cathy Bennett and Colin Macarthur},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={CD003019}
}
BACKGROUND Between 4% and 25% of school-age children complain of recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) of sufficient severity to interfere with daily activities. It is unclear whether the diagnosis includes children with different aetiologies for their pain. For the majority no organic cause for their pain can be found on physical examination or investigation. Although most children are likely managed by reassurance and simple measures, a large range of interventions have been recommended… CONTINUE READING

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