oa Professional Nursing Today - Infant formula for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease : review
|Article Title||Infant formula for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University, 2 Stellenbosch University and 3 Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||Mar 2012|
|Pages||18 - 22|
|Keyword(s)||Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, Infant formula and Thickened feeding|
Thickened infant formula is widely used as a first-line treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) in infants. The use thereof remains controversial, and conflicting evidence exists with regards to its efficiency. The safety of anti-reflux formula has been proven, with only a few adverse effects reported, making it safe for infants with mild symptoms of reflux.
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