Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of travelers’ diarrhea: a graded expert panel report

@article{Riddle2017GuidelinesFT,
  title={Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of travelers’ diarrhea: a graded expert panel report},
  author={M. Riddle and B. Connor and N. Beeching and H. DuPont and D. Hamer and P. Kozarsky and M. Libman and R. Steffen and David N. Taylor and D. Tribble and J. Vila and P. Zanger and C. Ericsson},
  journal={Journal of Travel Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={S63–S80}
}
Background : Travelers' diarrhea causes significant morbidity including some sequelae, lost travel time and opportunity cost to both travelers and countries receiving travelers. [...] Key Method Based on this critical appraisal, guidelines were developed and voted on using current standards for clinical guideline development methodology. Results : New definitions for severity of travelers' diarrhea were developed. A total of 20 graded recommendations on the topics of prophylaxis, diagnosis, therapy and follow…Expand
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