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Managing anorexia nervosa.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20930014     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clinical confidence and coordinated multidisciplinary care can influence the course of anorexia nervosa in children and adolescents. Sicker and younger patients with anorexia nervosa often present first to a paediatrician, requiring early recognition and appropriate management. Paediatric knowledge and skills are also needed to manage the impact of eating disorders on growth and development. This review provides practical guidance on the management of anorexia nervosa for paediatricians, in the areas of assessment, acute management and re-feeding, and long-term monitoring. In the absence of a strong evidence base for some of these recommendations, local protocols based on best practice guidelines can reduce anxiety, increase cooperation and reduce risk.
Authors:
Dasha Nicholls; Lee Hudson; Fermeda Mahomed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  96     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  977-82     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Feeding and Eating Disorders Service, Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK; d.nicholls@ich.ucl.ac.uk.
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