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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.

Abstract

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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LiST Team Holds Three Workshops for Nutrition-Focused Users

November 17, 2016 – Under a project supported by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), the LiST team has conducted an extensive update of all aspects of the LiST model linked to nutrition interventions and outcomes. The objectives of this project were to make the LiST software more useful for researchers, program planners, and policy makers in the nutrition sector.

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