Acute gastroenteritis

R. Mark Beattie, Anil Dhawan and John W.L. Puntis

in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780198569862
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725968 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Acute gastroenteritis

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Pathogenesis 170

Aetiology 171

Clinical features 171

Differential diagnosis 172

Assessment 173

Management 175

Prevention 177

Complications 178

Gastroenteritis is one of the commonest conditions seen in childhood. Presentation to medical practitioners occurs where there is concern over inadequate intake and dehydration, and persistence of diarrhoea and vomiting....

Chapter.  2566 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology ; Paediatrics

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