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Complications and Prognosis
Screening and Prevention
Admit infants and children with the following conditions, to stabilize before surgery:
Surgery is required for definitive treatment
Administer antibiotics for cases of suspected enterocolitis
Supportive care includes IV fluids and, if obstruction makes them necessary, total parenteral nutrition and gastrointestinal decompression
IV fluids c74
Total parenteral nutrition for nutrient and calorie support if necessary c75
Gastrointestinal decompression if intestinal obstruction is present c76
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