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Guidelines for the management of acute diarrhea
  • Published Date:
    9/5/05
  • Source:
    HAN ; 231
  • Language:
    English
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Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
    HAN ; 231
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Monday, September 05, 2005, 14:45 EDT (2:45 PM EDT)

    CDCHAN-00231-2005-09-05-ADV-N

    Increased incidence of acute diarrhea may occur in post-disaster situations where access to electricity, clean water, and sanitary facilities are limited. In addition, usual hygiene practices may be disrupted and healthcare seeking behaviors may be altered. The following are general guidelines for healthcare providers for the evaluation and treatment of patients presenting with acute diarrhea in these situations. However, specific patient treatment should be determined based on the healthcare provider's clinical judgment. Any questions should be directed to the local health department.

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