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Key questions on gastroenteritis in children (1.5 CPD hours)

Gastroenterologists Dr Nadeem Afzal and Dr Amit Saha answer questions from GP Dr Julian Spinks on alternative diagnoses, managing children with diarrhoea and vomiting, and when to send stool specimens.



This module will update your knowledge on gastroenteritis in children, including:

  • How to assess for dehydration in an infant or young child
  • In what circumstances an alternative diagnosis to gastroenteritis should be explored
  • When stool specimens for culture should be taken
  • Precautions a family should take if their child has gastroenteritis

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