Symptoms of Pediatric Failure to Thrive
- Lack of weight gain or loss
- Irritability or fussiness
- Digestive problems such as vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation
- Lack of age-appropriate social response (i.e., smile)
- Poor appetite
- Slow or stagnant growth
- Trouble swallowing
- Pale skin
- Decrease urine output or dark-colored urine
- Delayed motor development
- No vocal sounds
Pediatric Failure to Thrive Risk Factors
- Emotional deprivation from parental withdrawal, rejection, or hostility
- Economic problems that affect nutrition, living conditions and parental attitudes
- Environmental exposures to infections, parasites, or toxins
- Poor eating habits
Enteral Nutrition Therapy
Treatment Type 1Enteral therapy is a useful option if your child is struggling to get adequate nutrition and hydration by mouth but still has a functioning gut. We offer a full medical, and nutritional support program designed together with your practitioner. Our enteral therapeutics include various nutrition products and a wide range of feeding tube supplies and equipment suited to your needs.
"I wanted to send great kudos to Lincare's …. staff! What a great experience we have had with them. Our family needed to share how great, professional, kind, and helpful they all were to us. So impressive! They have provided outstanding customer service care!"Hear more from Lincare patients
Devices We Provide Include:
Delivers continuous or intermittent feeding and automatic flushing capabilities.
Mobile nutrition delivery system that allows patients to adhere to a prescribed feeding regimen.
Supplements that increase the protein intakes of nutritionally-deficient patients.
Additional Lincare Services
Oxygen treatments can help improve oxygen intake, reduce symptoms, increase stamina, and generally improve quality of life.
If you're on Warfarin, PT/INR at-home testing lets you monitor your blood anticoagulation levels weekly from home.
Nebulizers treat diseases including COPD and asthma. We offer electronic and portable nebulizers, and our Pharmacy delivers them to you.