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Diarrhea (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Bhupinder Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine

REFERENCES:

National Digestive Diseases information Clearing house, National Institutes of Health. Diarrhea.

Parasitic Disease Information. Chronic Diarrhea.

University of Maryland Medical Center. Diarrhea.

Up-To-Date. GI Infection.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: David Karras, MD, Director of Research, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/9/2012
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Acute diarrhea is defined as the abrupt onset of abnormally high fluid content in the stool (more than the normal value of approximately 10 mL/kg/d).

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