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BMCDas, J.K., et al., The effect of antiemetics in childhood gastroenteritis, BMC Public Health, 2013. 13 Suppl 3: p. S9.


Introduction: Diarrheal diseases are the second leading cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in developing countries and an important cause of malnutrition. An estimated 0.75 million children below 5 years of age die from diarrhea. Vomiting associated with acute gastroenteritis (AGE) is a distressing symptom and limits the success of oral rehydration in AGE leading to an increased use of intravenous rehydration, prolonged emergency department stay and hospitalization. In this review we estimate the effect of antiemetics in gastroenteritis in children.

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The effect of antiemetics in childhood gastroenteritis. BMC Public Health, 2013. 13 Suppl 3: p. S9.

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