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Key questions on infant feeding problems

Module summary
Consultant paediatrician Dr Ashley Reece answers GP Dr Sara Ritchie’s questions on red flags, the recent NICE guideline on GORD in children and when to suspect overfeeding.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on how to treat infant feeding problems, including:

  • What ‘red flags’ should make GPs suspect a case of GORD
  • How to manage cow's milk protein intolerance
  • What to do in cases of overt regurgitation with persistent faltering growth
  • When to suspect overfeeding.
Author

Dr Ashley Reece is a consultant paediatrician at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Spire Bushey Hospital. He has co-edited a book called ‘Clinical Cases in Paediatrics’, each chapter detailing assessment and management of common paediatric presentations, beginning with the GP referral letter, published in the UK by JP Medical.

 

Dr Sara Ritchie is a GP in Stoke Newington, north London.

Date module published
07/07/2015
Module due for review
07/07/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Succinct summary of important points
Samir Patel
05.04.2017.
Average
Paul Gardner
13.02.2017.
QUITE GOOD , QUITE BRIEF
Ciaran Spencer
07.02.2017.
Good.
Gordon Anderson
01.03.2017.
Good practical advice.
Sanjeev Gunputh
21.01.2017.