Infant colic

  • Douw Greeff
Keywords: infant colic


It is very important for any professional nurse (PN) to be able discern between normal and abnormal, sick and healthy, critically ill and chronically ill. In general, to be able to differentiate the PN must have basic knowledge about the condition, add clinical experience and the result is (hopefully) good clinical judgement. To manage infant colic requires good clinical judgement and this article will assist the PN to assess patients better in order to gain more and better clinical experience. It will further also enable the PN to reassure parents, give good and sound advice and refer cases when necessary.

Author Biography

Douw Greeff
MBChB, MPharmMed