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Bottom Line Recommendations

Bottom Line: Autism and the Hospital Emergency Room: A Practical Guide for Health Professionals to Meet the Needs of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders


Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD)

A practical guide for health professionals to meet the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Clinical guidelines

Clinical Guideline: Evaluation for bleeding disorders in suspected child abuse


Anderst JD, Carpenter SL, Abshire TC, Section on Hematology/Oncology and Comm...

This clinical report provides guidance to pediatricians and other clinicians regarding the evaluation for bleeding disorders whenchild abuseis suspected.

Guidelines: Childhood Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Neonate/Toddler


Benninga MA, Faure C, Hyman PE, St James Roberts I, Schechter NL, Nurko S

This article provides a description, assessment, and analysis of each functional gastrointestinal intestinal disorder that affects the neonate/toddler age group.

Guidelines: Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: History, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features and Rome IV


Drossman DA

This summary article about the Rome IV diagnostic criteria describes the the field of functional gastrointestinal disorders, distinguishes them from motility and structural disorders, discusses the changes from the Rome III criteria, reviews the Rome committee process, provides a biopsychological pathophysiological conceptualization of functional gastrointestinal disorders, and offers an approach to patient care.

Guidelines: Functional Disorders: Children and Adolescents


Hyams JS, Di Lorenzo C, Saps M, Shulman RJ, Staiano A, van Tilburg M

The Rome criteria provide symptom-based guidelines by which child and adolescent functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) can be diagnosed.

Systematic reviews

Cochrane Systematic Review: Pharmacological treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children with comorbid tic disorders


Pringsheim T, Steeves T

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of pharmacological treatments for ADHD on ADHD symptoms and tic severity in children with ADHD and comorbid tic disorders.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antidepressants for the treatment of abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders in children and adolescents


Kaminski A, Kamper A, Thaler K, Chapman A, Gartlehner G

OBJECTIVES: The primary objectives were to conduct a systematic review to evaluate the efficacy and safety of antidepressants for the treatment of abdominal pain-related FGIDs in children and adolescents.

Review: Management of agitation in individuals with autism spectrum disorders in the emergency department


McGonigle JJ, Venkat A, Beresford C, Campbell TP, Gabriels RL

This article describes the challenges that inidividuals with autism spectrum disorder face when receiving treatment in crisis and emergency settings.

Systematic Review: The Role of Fiber in the Treatment of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children


Cara Hannah Axelrod,Miguel Saps

We reviewed the available evidence on the role of fiber in the treatment of Functional Constipation (FC) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in children.

Systematic Review: Effectiveness of Probiotics in Children with Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders and Functional Constipation: A Systematic Review


Wegh CAM,Benninga MA,Tabbers MM

The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of probiotics on functional abdominal pain disorders (FAPD) and functional constipation (FC).

Cochrane Systematic Review: Haloperidol for psychosis-induced aggression or agitation (rapid tranquillisation)


Powney MJ, Adams CE, Jones H

OBJECTIVES: To investigate whether haloperidol alone, administered orally, intramuscularly or intravenously, is effective treatment for psychosis-induced agitation or aggression.

Key studies

Key study: Screening for Suicide Risk Among Youths With a Psychotic Disorder in a Pediatric Emergency Department


DeVylder, J. E., Ryan, T. C., Cwik, M., Jay, S. Y., Wilson, M. E., Goldstein,...

Objective: youths in a pediatric emergency department with psychotic disorder diagnoses (N=87) were screened with the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions

Key Study: Approach to diagnosing congenital cardiac disorders


Hartas GA, Tsounias E, Gupta-Malhotra M

Objective: To give a general picture of the diagnostic approach to a multitude of heart defects.

Key Study: Parent and provider perspectives on procedural care for children with autism spectrum disorders


Davignon MN, Friedlaender E, Cronholm PF, Paciotti B, Levy SE

The aim of this study was to identify parent and provider perspectives on barriers and facilitators to procedural care for children with autism spectrum disorders.

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