The role of nutrition in diarrhoea syndromes

  title={The role of nutrition in diarrhoea syndromes},
  author={R. Meier and E. Burri and M. Steuerwald},
  journal={Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care},
  • R. Meier, E. Burri, M. Steuerwald
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care
  • Purpose of reviewDiarrhoea is a common and worldwide problem, accounting for significant morbidity and mortality, especially in children. This paper reviews recent advances in the field of nutritional intervention for the prevention and treatment of diarrhoeal diseases. Recent findingsIn the developing countries, the incidence of diarrhoeal diseases remains unchanged, whereas in industrialized areas a decrease has been reported. In acute diarrhoea, oral rehydration therapy is the treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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