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Table 1 Education modules explaining IEM and their treatment

From: Reducing complexity: explaining inborn errors of metabolism and their treatment to children and adolescents

Main domainContentAvailable as print versionaAvailable as video sequencea
The bodyThe body is built of cellsx 
Cells contain the “body construction plan”x 
Patterns of inheritanceAutosomal recessivex 
Autosomal dominantx 
X-chromosomal recessivex 
X-chromosomal dominantx 
The healthy bodyBuilding blocks for the body from foods and other sourcesxx
Enzymes at work in a healthy cellxx
Enzyme defects…in intoxication-type diseasesxx
…in storage diseasesxx
…in diseases where important substances cannot be producedxx
TreatmentMedicine…for intoxication-type diseasesxx
…for storage diseasesxx
…for diseases where important substances cannot be producedxx
Diet…for intoxication-type diseasesxx
…for storage diseasesx 
…for diseases where important substances cannot be producedxx
Enzyme helper…for intoxication-type diseasesxx
…for storage diseasesxx
…for diseases where important substances cannot be producedx 
Enzyme replacement…for intoxication-type diseasesxx
…for storage diseasesxx
…for diseases where important substances cannot be producedx 
Emergency situationsBe careful! Recognize dangerous situations (vomiting, fever etc.)xx
  1. aVideo sequences were produced based on the print versions, which were tested in healthy children and adolescents as well as patients. All materials are available at [13]