Ian J. Griffin, M.D.
Dr. Griffin is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX.
Dr. Griffin reports no conflicts of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the presentation, pathophysiology and treatment of acrodermatitis enteropathica
- Discuss the effect of zinc supplementation on childhood morbidity and mortality in developing countries
- Describe the cellular transport of zinc and the different roles of ZIP and ZnT transporters
- Discuss the pathophysiology of breast-feeding associated zinc deficiency and be able to differentiate it from acrodermatitis enteropathica.