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'Referral advice' recommendation details

Recommendation details

Referral advice recommendation:A baby who is crying excessively and inconsolably, most often during the evening, either drawing its knees up to its abdomen or arching its back, should be assessed for an underlying cause, including infant colic (urgent action).
Recommendation ID:243
Referral advice category:Time frame not specified

Source guidance details

Guidance ID:CG37
Guidance: Postnatal care
Issue date:July 2006
Paragraph number:1.4.34
Page number:32
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NICE Classifications

Topic:
  • Gynaecology, pregnancy and birth
Sub topic:
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology

Other details/links

Explanation for 'other links':Further details on 'Life-threatening conditions in women'; 'Health problems in babies'; 'Common health problems in women' and 'Common breastfeeding concerns' can be found in the link below.
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