2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2015.08.003
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Catalina Jaramillo, Abiodun Johnson, Ruchi Singh, Tetyana L. Vasylyeva

Abstract: Under nutrition and growth failure are common findings in children with cerebral palsy (CP) and neurologically impairments. Electrolyte and micronutrient abnormalities have also been documented. Gastrointestinal (GI) diseases like gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), feeding difficulties and constipation have been associated with increased frequency of these derangements. The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of malnutrition, metabolic and electrolyte abnormalities in pediatric patients wi…

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