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Diarrhea a medical dictionary, bibliography, and annotated research guide to internet references by James N. Parker

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Published by ICON Health Publications in San Diego, CA .
Written in English


  • Bibliography,
  • Gastroenterology,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Diarrhea,
  • Research,
  • Computer network resources,
  • Popular works

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Edition Notes

Title from e-book cover (viewed Feb. 19, 2004).

StatementJames N. Parker and Philip M. Parker, editors
LC ClassificationsRC862.D5 .D53 2003eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25558991M
ISBN 100585493324
ISBN 109780585493329

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American Academy of Pediatrics. Escherichia coli Diarrhea. In: Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, Long SS, eds. Red Book®: REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES. American Academy of Pediatrics; ; Severe Diarrhea with pus or blood present in the stool. Associated with fever, Abdominal Pain and tenesmus. Fatty Diarrhea (Malabsorption) See Chronic Diarrhea. Large greasy, frothy pale stools with foul odor. Serum Electrolyte loss. Serum Bicarbonate loss. Serum Potassium loss. V. Causes: Acute Vomiting (Gastroenteritis) See Vomiting Causes. My book, “The Diarrhea Dietitian: Expert Advice, Practical Solutions, and Strategic Nutrition” is available on Amazon and Kindle. or click on the book below: Book review by Patsy Catsos, MS, RD, LD author of “IBS– Free at Last”: “This fact-filled, easy to read book provides both a broad overview of the many possible causes of diarrhea and some very specific advice about how to. This book helps bring the busy practitioner up to date with recent developments in research on diarrhea that has taken place over the past 10 years. The causes of diarrhea are very diverse and include infections, allergies, chronic inflammatory diseases, tumors and inborn errors of intestinal digestion and transport. The global importance of diarrheal deaths and illnessess, as well as the 4/5(1).

Travelers’ diarrhea (TD) is the most predictable travel-related illness. Attack rates range from 30% to 70% of travelers, depending on the destination and season of travel. Traditionally, it was thought that TD could be prevented by following simple recommendations such as “boil it, cook it, peel it, or forget it,” but studies have found. Diarrhea is loose and watery stool during a bowel movement. It’s said that you “have diarrhea” when it happens more than three times in a day. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and. • Diarrhea can have a detrimental impact on childhood growth and cognitive development. • About 88% of diarrhea-associated. deaths. are attributable to unsafe water, inadequate sanitation, and insufficient hygiene. • Rotavirus is the leading cause of acute diarrhea and causes about 40% of hospitalizations for diarrhea in children under 5.   For example, ongoing diarrhea can result in nutritional deficiencies while constipation can cause bowel obstructions. Takeaway Normal poop tends to .

Diarrhea, also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having at least three loose, liquid, or watery bowel movements each day. It often lasts for a few days and can result in dehydration due to fluid loss. Signs of dehydration often begin with loss of the normal stretchiness of the skin and irritable behaviour. This can progress to decreased urination, loss of skin color, a fast heart rate Symptoms: Loose frequent bowel movements, dehydration. DIARRHEA (Infectious Diarrhea) Diarrhea is defined as: 1) an increase in the number of stools over what is normal for that person, and 2) stools which are not formed (i.e., loose and watery and take the shape of the container they are in). (NOTE: Breast-fed babies may have stools that are. File Size: 55KB. Diarrhea is a common term used to describe loose/watery stools which occur three or more times within 24 hours.[1] For diarrhea to be considered chronic, symptoms must be ongoing for four or more weeks.[2] Virtually all patients will experience diarrhea at some point in time, and the definition of diarrhea will vary from patient to patient.   Acute diarrhea usually gets better without treatment. Medicines may be given to treat an infection caused by bacteria or parasites. Do not give your child over-the-counter diarrhea medicine unless directed by his or her healthcare provider.