April 2018 Issue

Are Senna-Based Laxatives Safe For Long-Term Use in Kids?

Children with constipation who are considered to have failed medical management are often referred to the Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for surgery.

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital is excited to be participating at this year’s Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, May 5-8 in Toronto.

Changes in Pediatric GI Reflux Guidelines

While reflux-related complaints are heard often by pediatric gastroenterologists and primary care physicians, it can be difficult to tell when gastroesophageal reflux crosses the line into gastroesophageal reflux disease.

How Should a Primary Care Provider Screen for Sexually Transmitted Infections?

Annual sexually transmitted infection testing is recommended for all sexually active adolescents, even if they are not symptomatic for an infection.