Term Pediatric Feeding Disorders Programs
Code LT-1750.6350
Definition Programs that provide diagnostic and treatment services on an inpatient, day treatment or outpatient basis for infants and toddlers with feeding disorders. The programs are generally multidisciplinary in nature involving specialists in gastroenterology, speech therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, behavioral psychology and nursing; and focus on treating related health problems, improving eating behaviors and oral motor skills and developing routines that can be transferred to the home environment. Parent education, family counseling and follow-up services are generally included.
Created 9/13/00
Changed 4/12/12
Use References Feeding Disorders Programs
Paediatric Feeding Disorders Programs
Paediatric Feeding Therapy
Pediatric Feeding Therapy
See Also References Child/Adolescent Health Centers (LN-1480)
Children's Hospitals (LL-3000.1450)
Cleft Lip/Palate Clinics (LT-1750.1550)
Eating Disorders Treatment (RP-6400.1900)
Pediatrics (LV-6800)
Swallowing Disorders Clinics (LT-1750.8290)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Outpatient Medical Care (UW
Patient Care/Health Care Delivery (NPC E09)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References “Center for Pediatric Feeding Disorders”, St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children, http://www.stmaryskids.org/ps_pediatricfeeding.html

“A Unique Treatment Program for Pediatric Feeding Disorders”, Ramasamy Manikam, Ph.D., Nancy A. Murphy, M.D., Jay A Permen, M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Department of Pediatrics, http://views.vcu.edu/pediatrics/Events/Feeding/feeding.html NOTE: this document is no longer available.

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