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Discussion in 'Pediatrics' started by g12321, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. g12321

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    I am free these two weeks,so I guess we could discuss a topic together and since I am majoring in pediatrics, why not one from that department.

    Topic : Diarrhoea
    • main causes of diarrhoea?
    • classification
    • treatment + advice you would give to the parents.
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    1- infection
    2- coeliac disease
    3- cystic fibrosis
    4- inflammtory BD
    5- immune diffieciency
     


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    main causes of diarrhoea:
    *Infectious:bacterial, viral, parasitic
    *Noninfectious:diabetic diarrhoea, drug induced and parenteral diarrhoea
    classification
    *Acute diarrhoea:
    -gastroenteritis : bacterial, viral, parasitic
    -Noninfectious :diabetic diarrhoea, drug induced diarrhoea, parenteral diarrhoea
    *Chronic diarrhoea:
    -Chronic infections
    -postenteritis malabsorption :sugar intolerance, milk allergy
    -other causes of malabsorption :hepatic (biliary atresia), pancreatic (cystic fibrosis), intestinal (several causes )
    *treatment + advice you would
    give to the parents :
    -home management of mild diarrhoea
    -hospital management of complicated cases
     

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    We always give ORT and zinc for 14 days for treatment of diarrhoea
     


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    what is the new protocol for treatment of severe diarrhea
     


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