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Managing malabsorption in infants

Managing malabsorption in infants

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

January 30, 2018

Updated

January 30, 2018

Programme Description

This module advises on diagnosing and managing infants with malabsorption in primary care. Key learning points for CPD healthcare professionals include conditions that cause malabsorption, such as chronic diarrhoea and short bowel syndrome, and how management differs depending on the cause.

Educational Objectives

After reading this module, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Describe some of the causes of malabsorption
  • Identify the symptoms of malabsorption
  • Explain management aims in patients with malabsorption
  • Disclosure

    Initiated, funded and reviewed by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition
    Date of preparation: January 2018

    Authors

    Activity and test author
    Haymarket Medical

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

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