Gastroenteritis Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

Gastroenteritis is a common disease, usually of viral origin that inflames both the stomach and small intestine. It is characterized by fever, diarrhea and vomiting.

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Antimicrobials for treating symptomatic non-typhoidal Salmonella infection


Onwuezobe IA, Oshun PO, Odigwe CC

OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and safety of giving antibiotics to people with NTS diarrhoea.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Oral versus intravenous rehydration for treating dehydration due to gastroenteritis in children


Hartling L, Bellemare S, Wiebe N, Russell K, Klassen TP, Craig W

OBJECTIVES: To compare oral with intravenous therapy for treating dehydration due to acute gastroenteritis in children.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antiemetics for reducing vomiting related to acute gastroenteritis in children and adolescents


Fedorowicz Z, Jagannath VA, Carter B

OBJECTIVES: To assess the safety and effectiveness of antiemetics on gastroenteritis induced vomiting in children and adolescents.