Guideline for the management of acute diarrhea in adults.

@article{Manatsathit2002GuidelineFT,
  title={Guideline for the management of acute diarrhea in adults.},
  author={Sathaporn Manatsathit and H L DuPont and Michael Farthing and Chomsri Kositchaiwat and Somchai Leelakusolvong and Balakrishnan S Ramakrishna and Aderbal Sabr{\'a} and Peter Speelman and Surapol Surangsrirat},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 Suppl},
  pages={S54-71}
}
provide a complete document that would be applicable to the case management of diarrhea. However, some explanation and amplification is necessary to clarify the terms and phrases that have been used, as well as to explain the basis for certain decision pathways in the algorithm. Adult: The definition of 'adult' varies from one country to another. As applied in this guideline, the term 'adult' refers to someone who is of age 12 years or above. Acute diarrhea: This is defined as the passage of… CONTINUE READING

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