Non-pharmacological management of abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders in children.

@article{Paul2016NonpharmacologicalMO,
  title={Non-pharmacological management of abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders in children.},
  author={Siba Prosad Paul and Dharamveer Basude},
  journal={World journal of pediatrics : WJP},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={389-398}
}
BACKGROUND Abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorder (AP-FGID) comprises of 4 main conditions: functional dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal migraine and functional abdominal pain. AP-FGIDs are diagnosed clinically based on the Rome IV criteria for FGIDs of childhood. There is limited evidence for pharmacological therapies. DATA SOURCES This review article discusses nonpharmacological management of AP-FGID based on the current literature including systematic… CONTINUE READING