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Gastroenteritis in children - Key questions (1.5 CPD hours)

Dr Richard Russell, paediatric gastroenterologist, answers questions from GP Dr Julian Spinks on dehydration, anti-emetics and stool samples


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This module advises on the assessment and management of gastroenteritis in children, including:

  • Assessing for dehydration in an infant
  • Giving children oral rehdyration fluid
  • When to send stool samples 
  • Precautions a family should take if their child has gastroenteritis



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