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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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Systematic Review: Diagnostic accuracy of three clinical dehydration scales: a systematic review

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Falszewska A, Szajewska H, Dziechciarz P

Objective: To systematically assess the diagnostic accuracy of the Clinical Dehydration Scale, the WHO Scale and the Gorelick Scale in identifying dehydration in children with acute gastroenteritis.

Systematic Review: Comparative effectiveness and safety of interventions for acute diarrhea and gastroenteritis in children: A systematic review and network meta-analysis

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Florez ID, Veroniki AA, Al Khalifah R, Yepes-Nuez JJ, Sierra JM, Vernooij RWM...

Objective: To determine the comparative effectiveness and safety of the pharmacological and nutritional interventions for reducing the duration of acute diarrhea and gastroenteritis in children.

Systematic Review: Rapid intravenous rehydration of children with acute gastroenteritis and dehydration: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Iro MA, Sell T, Brown N, Maitland K

Objective: To compare rapid and slower intravenous rehydration rates for children with acute gastroenteritis.

Review: Antimicrobial treatment of diarrhea/acute gastroenteritis in children

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Cohen R, Raymond J, Gendrel D

The antimicrobial treatments proposed in this guide follow the latest guidelines of the European Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Azithromycin is the preferred antibiotic for infections due to Shigella and Campylobacter. Ceftriaxone and ciprofloxacin are recommended for salmonellosis when antibiotic treatment is indicated.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Probiotics for the prevention of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults and children

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Goldenberg JZ, Yap C, Lytvyn L, Lo CK, Beardsley J, Mertz D, Johnston BC

Objectives: To assess the efficacy and safety of probiotics for preventing Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults and children

Systematic Review: Iatrogenic Dysnatremias in Children with Acute Gastroenteritis in High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

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Grisaru S, Xie J, Samuel S, Freedman SB

Objectives: To evaluate the association between acquired dysnatremias and intravenous rehydration in children with acute gastroenteritis.

Systematic Review: Associations Between Hydration Status, Intravenous Fluid Administration, and Outcomes of Patients Infected With Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Grisaru S, Xie J, Samuel S, Hartling L, Tarr PI, Schnadower D, Freedman SB; A...

Objectives: To determine the relationship between hydration status, the development and severity of hemolytic uremic syndrome, and adverse outcomes in Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli-infected individuals.

Systematic Review: Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infection, Antibiotics, and Risk of Developing Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: A Meta-analysis

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Freedman SB, Xie J, Neufeld MS, Hamilton WL, Hartling L, Tarr PI; Alberta Pro...

This review assessed if antibiotic administration to individuals with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection is associated with development of hemolytic uremic syndrome.

Systematic Review: Gastroenteritis Therapies in Developed Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Freedman SB, Pasichnyk D, Black KJ, Fitzpatrick E, Gouin S, Milne A, Hartling...

This systematic review evaluates oral rehydration therapy (ORT), antiemetics, probiotics or intravenous fluids for children with gastroenteritis.

Review: Ondansetron and probiotics in the management of pediatric acute gastroenteritis in developed countries

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Schnadower D, Finkelstein Y, Freedman SB

The purpose of this review is to present the latest evidence regarding the use of adjunctive therapies, ondansetron and probiotics, in children with acute gastroenteritis.

Systematic Review: Diagnosing clinically significant dehydration in children with acute gastroenteritis using noninvasive methods: a meta-analysis

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Freedman SB, Vandermeer B, Milne A, Hartling L; Pediatric Emergency Research ...

Objective: To determine the most accurate, noninvasive method of assessing dehydration.

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

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Fedorowicz Z, Jagannath VA, Carter B

This systematic review assesses the safety and effectiveness of antiemetics on gastroenteritis induced vomiting in children and adolescents.

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

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

This systematic review compares oral with intravenous therapy for treating dehydration due to acute gastroenteritis in children.

Systematic Review: Diagnostic accuracy of three clinical dehydration scales: a systematic review

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Falszewska A, Szajewska H, Dziechciarz P

Objective: To systematically assess the diagnostic accuracy of the Clinical Dehydration Scale, the WHO Scale and the Gorelick Scale in identifying dehydration in children with acute gastroenteritis.

Systematic Review: Comparative effectiveness and safety of interventions for acute diarrhea and gastroenteritis in children: A systematic review and network meta-analysis

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Florez ID, Veroniki AA, Al Khalifah R, Yepes-Nuez JJ, Sierra JM, Vernooij RWM...

Objective: To determine the comparative effectiveness and safety of the pharmacological and nutritional interventions for reducing the duration of acute diarrhea and gastroenteritis in children.

Systematic Review: Rapid intravenous rehydration of children with acute gastroenteritis and dehydration: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Iro MA, Sell T, Brown N, Maitland K

Objective: To compare rapid and slower intravenous rehydration rates for children with acute gastroenteritis.

Review: Antimicrobial treatment of diarrhea/acute gastroenteritis in children

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Cohen R, Raymond J, Gendrel D

The antimicrobial treatments proposed in this guide follow the latest guidelines of the European Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Azithromycin is the preferred antibiotic for infections due to Shigella and Campylobacter. Ceftriaxone and ciprofloxacin are recommended for salmonellosis when antibiotic treatment is indicated.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Probiotics for the prevention of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults and children

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Goldenberg JZ, Yap C, Lytvyn L, Lo CK, Beardsley J, Mertz D, Johnston BC

Objectives: To assess the efficacy and safety of probiotics for preventing Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults and children

Systematic Review: Iatrogenic Dysnatremias in Children with Acute Gastroenteritis in High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

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Grisaru S, Xie J, Samuel S, Freedman SB

Objectives: To evaluate the association between acquired dysnatremias and intravenous rehydration in children with acute gastroenteritis.

Systematic Review: Associations Between Hydration Status, Intravenous Fluid Administration, and Outcomes of Patients Infected With Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Grisaru S, Xie J, Samuel S, Hartling L, Tarr PI, Schnadower D, Freedman SB; A...

Objectives: To determine the relationship between hydration status, the development and severity of hemolytic uremic syndrome, and adverse outcomes in Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli-infected individuals.

Systematic Review: Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infection, Antibiotics, and Risk of Developing Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: A Meta-analysis

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Freedman SB, Xie J, Neufeld MS, Hamilton WL, Hartling L, Tarr PI; Alberta Pro...

This review assessed if antibiotic administration to individuals with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection is associated with development of hemolytic uremic syndrome.

Systematic Review: Gastroenteritis Therapies in Developed Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Freedman SB, Pasichnyk D, Black KJ, Fitzpatrick E, Gouin S, Milne A, Hartling...

This systematic review evaluates oral rehydration therapy (ORT), antiemetics, probiotics or intravenous fluids for children with gastroenteritis.

Review: Ondansetron and probiotics in the management of pediatric acute gastroenteritis in developed countries

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Schnadower D, Finkelstein Y, Freedman SB

The purpose of this review is to present the latest evidence regarding the use of adjunctive therapies, ondansetron and probiotics, in children with acute gastroenteritis.

Systematic Review: Diagnosing clinically significant dehydration in children with acute gastroenteritis using noninvasive methods: a meta-analysis

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Freedman SB, Vandermeer B, Milne A, Hartling L; Pediatric Emergency Research ...

Objective: To determine the most accurate, noninvasive method of assessing dehydration.

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

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Fedorowicz Z, Jagannath VA, Carter B

This systematic review assesses the safety and effectiveness of antiemetics on gastroenteritis induced vomiting in children and adolescents.

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

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

This systematic review compares oral with intravenous therapy for treating dehydration due to acute gastroenteritis in children.

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