Kerri Heckert, MS, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S, clinical dietitian, and Eleanor Benner, PsyD, psychologist, of the Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), discuss the most recent (and more inclusive) diagnostic criteria for anorexia and bulimia; the relatively new diagnosis ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder); the role of growth charts in diagnosis; red flags to look for in a primary care setting; strategies for promoting positive body image; indications for inpatient admission; CHOP’s inpatient protocol for eating disorders; resources for parents; family-based treatment; how to make a referral, and more.
Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with CHOP subject-matter-experts as they weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians. This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients.
This Primary Care Perspectives Podcast episode was originally released on January 26, 2021.
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