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Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Edition #466 | March 2018

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  • Describe the general approach to evaluating functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs).
  • Summarize key interventions to consider in treating patients with FGIDs.
  • Describe typical symptoms of functional upper gastrointestinal (GI) disorders in adults.
  • Summarize initial management options for functional upper GI disorders in adults.
  • Summarize when laboratory testing and endoscopy should be obtained in patients with suspected FGIDs.
  • Summarize first- and second-line interventions for functional lower GI disorders in adults.
  • Describe the typical symptoms of functional GI disorders in children.
  • Cite management approaches to functional GI disorders in children.
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