What Primary Care and Emergency Medicine Providers Need To Know About EoE In Children

Dr. Sophia Patel, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist at The Cleveland Clinic shares her expertise on the clinical presentation of Eosinophilic Esophagitis as well as other forms of dysphagia in children. In this video, Dr Patel answers the following: What additional steps should emergency room healthcare providers take when a child comes in with a food impaction? What signs and symptoms should non-GI providers be looking for in children to signal a need for a gastroenterologist referral? What questions should a primary care provider ask during regular consultations or medical history discussions so they can make the referral to a gastroenterologist sooner?

We discuss these topics and more in this educational video brought to you with support from Sanofi Regeneron. 

This video is part of the EoE Primary Care Tool Kit, which has the latest information and resources for primary care and ER providers to help them recognize the clinical presentation of EoE so they can make patient referrals to a gastroenterologist sooner.

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