Metoclopramide, thickened feedings, and positioning for gastro-oesophageal reflux in children under two years.

@article{Craig2004MetoclopramideTF,
  title={Metoclopramide, thickened feedings, and positioning for gastro-oesophageal reflux in children under two years.},
  author={William Raine Craig and Ana C Hanlon-Dearman and Chris Sinclair and Shayne P. Taback and Michael Moffatt},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={CD003502}
}
BACKGROUND Gastro-esophageal reflux (GER) is the refluxing of gastric contents into the esophagus. Fifty per cent of all infants 0 to 3 months regurgitate at least once a day. This drops to 5% once infants are 10 to 12 months old. Three per cent of parents of 10 to 12 month old infants view this as a problem. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effectiveness of thickened feeds, positioning, and metoclopramide as compared to placebo in improving the outcome of GER in developmentally normal infants… CONTINUE READING
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