TABLE 1

ASD and GI Key Words Used in Database Search

ASD Search Terms
 Asperger’s
 Autism
 Autism spectrum disorder
 Autistic
 Pervasive developmental disorder
 PDD-NOS
GI Search Terms
 Abdominal pain/abdomen
 Celiac
 Colitis
 Constipation
 Diarrhea
 Digestion
 Digestive disorders/system
 Disaccharidase
 Endoscopy/colonoscopy
 Esophagitis/oesophagitis
 Gastroenterology
 Gastritis
 Gastrointestinal
 Gluten(s)
 Gastroesophageal reflux
 Intestines/intestinal
 Vomiting
  • PDD-NOS, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified.