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Diarrhoea and vomiting in children under 5

Management of acute diarrhoea and vomiting due to gastoenteritis in children under 5

Summary

This guideline applies to children younger than 5 years who present to a healthcare professional for advice in any setting. It covers diagnosis, assessment of dehydration, fluid management, nutritional management and the role of antibiotics and other therapies. It provides recommendations on the adv ...

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Expected review date: 2012-04-01 00:00:00.0

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Clinical guidelines CG84

Issued: April 2009

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