Treatment of Infectious Diarrhea in Children

@article{Alam2003TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment of Infectious Diarrhea in Children},
  author={Nur Haque Alam and Hasan Ashraf},
  journal={Pediatric Drugs},
  year={2003},
  volume={5},
  pages={151-165}
}
Diarrheal diseases remain an important cause of childhood morbidity and death in developing countries, although diarrheal deaths have significantly declined in recent years, mostly due to successes in the implementation of oral rehydration therapy (ORT), which is the principal treatment modality.Diarrhea may occur for varied reasons; however, most episodes of diarrhea in developing countries are infectious in origin. Three clinical forms of diarrhea (acute watery diarrhea, invasive diarrhea… Expand
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