Evaluating outcomes associated with a discharge action plan employing single-dose home use of ondansetron in patients with acute gastroenteritis

@inproceedings{Haines2012EvaluatingOA,
  title={Evaluating outcomes associated with a discharge action plan employing single-dose home use of ondansetron in patients with acute gastroenteritis},
  author={Elizabeth J Haines and Robert van Amerongen and Robert H. Birkhahn and Wendy Wen and Theodore J Gaeta},
  booktitle={Open access emergency medicine : OAEM},
  year={2012}
}
Acute gastroenteritis accounts for 1-2 million annual pediatric emergency department visits in the US. The current literature supports the use of antiemetics, such as ondansetron, in the emergency department, reporting improved oral rehydration, cessation of vomiting, and reduction in the need for intravenous rehydration. However, there remains concern that… CONTINUE READING