Nutritional management of the developmental disabled child

Abstract

Chronic malnutrition secondary to dysphagia is a common problem in children with developmental disability. This manuscript describes a multidisciplinary approach to the nutritional management of these children, with particular attention paid to determining in which patients the risk-benefit ratio favors placement of a feeding gastrostomy.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00176404

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@article{Boyle2004NutritionalMO, title={Nutritional management of the developmental disabled child}, author={John T. Boyle}, journal={Pediatric Surgery International}, year={2004}, volume={6}, pages={76-81} }