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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation evidence-based guidelines for management of infants with cystic fibrosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19914445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) offers the opportunity for early medical and nutritional intervention that can lead to improved outcomes. Management of the asymptomatic infant diagnosed with CF through newborn screening, prenatal diagnosis, or sibling screening is different from treatment of the symptomatically diagnosed individual. The focus of management is on maintaining health by preventing nutritional and respiratory complications. The CF Foundation convened a committee to develop recommendations based on a systematic review of the evidence and expert opinion. These guidelines encompass monitoring and treatment recommendations for infants diagnosed with CF and are intended to help guide families, primary care providers, and specialty care centers in the care of infants with CF.
; Drucy Borowitz; Karen A Robinson; Margaret Rosenfeld; Stephanie D Davis; Kathryn A Sabadosa; Stephanie L Spear; Suzanne H Michel; Richard B Parad; Terry B White; Philip M Farrell; Bruce C Marshall; Frank J Accurso
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Practice Guideline    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  155     ISSN:  1097-6833     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-16     Completed Date:  2010-02-25     Revised Date:  2014-09-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S73-93     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cystic Fibrosis / complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy*
Infant, Newborn
Neonatal Screening
Nutritional Requirements
Primary Health Care*
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