Items in this collection are the scholarly output of the Department of Child Health faculty, staff, and students, either alone or as co-authors, and which may or may not have been published in an alternate format. Items may contain more than one file type.

Recent Submissions

  • Integration of Biomedical and Psychosocial Management 

    Fleisher, David R. (Pediatric Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders. New York: Academy Professional Information Services, 1994)
    Two concepts helped and hindered clinicians throughout the 20th Century: 1) the most important and legitimate use of physicians' time is in the diagnosis and cure of disease; and 2) patients are cured of illness through ...
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Disorders of Defecation in Children 

    Fleisher, David R. (1976-11)
    This article discusses the physiology of fecal continence and disorders of defecation in childhood.
  • Infant Rumination Syndrome 

    Fleisher, David R. (1979-03)
    The infant rumination syndrome is an uncommon disorder difficult to differentiate from commoner conditions causing vomiting and weight loss. Its validity has recently been questioned. Its importance is heightened by the ...
  • Functional Vomiting Disorders in Infancy: Innocent Vomiting, Nervous Vomiting, and Infant Rumination Syndrome 

    Fleisher, David R. (Mosby - Year Book, 1994-12)
    Pediatric gastroenterologists have tended to view gastroesophageal reflux (GER) as a disease in and of itself--a disease that can be diagnosed "objectively" with use of numerical data from esophageal pH monitoring and cured ...
  • Management of Adult Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Including the Use of Opiates 

    Fleisher, David R. (1994-07)
    Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome is a functional vomiting disorder characterized by recurrent, stereotypic episodes of overwhelming nausea and vomiting lasting hours or days, separated by intervals of relative wellness lasting ...
  • Empiric Guidelines for the Management of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome 

    Fleisher, David R. (2008-07)
    There is, as yet, no standard, evidence-based treatment regimen for CVS. Management must be individualized and “fine-tuned” during the course of the patient's illness. The following guidelines are offered as a conceptual ...
  • Autism Overview 

    McCathren, Rebecca B.; Miles, Judith H. (GeneReviews, 2005-12-01)
    This overviews Autism, including causes, evaluation Strategies, genetic counseling, management and further resources.

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