Diarrhea

Common Name(s)

Diarrhea

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Diarrhea" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2015

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Diarrhea" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

http://www.agmd-gimotility.org

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2015

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

http://www.ibsgroup.org

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Diarrhea" returned 1880 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Management of childhood diarrhea among private providers in Uttar Pradesh, India.
 

Author(s): Christa L Fisher Walker, Sunita Taneja, Laura M Lamberti, Amnesty Lefevre, Robert Black, Sarmila Mazumder

Journal: J Glob Health. 2016 Jun;6(1):010402.

 

In Uttar Pradesh (UP), India, a new initiative to introduce zinc and reinvigorate ORS for diarrhea treatment in the public and private sectors was rolled out in selected districts. We conducted an external evaluation of the program that included assessing the knowledge and practices ...

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2016

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Impacts of Typhoon 'Koppu' on Infectious Diarrhea in Guangdong Province, China.
 

Author(s): Wei Wang, Huan Miao Xun, Mai Geng Zhou, Bao Fa Jiang, Song Wang Wang, Qing Guo, Rui Hua Kang, Xin Wang, Gifty Marley, Wei Ma

Journal: Biomed. Environ. Sci.. 2015 Dec;28(12):920-3.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2016

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Accuracy of Inferior Vena Cava Ultrasound for Predicting Dehydration in Children with Acute Diarrhea in Resource-Limited Settings.
 

Author(s): Payal Modi, Justin Glavis-Bloom, Sabiha Nasrin, Allysia Guy, Erika P Chowa, Nathan Dvor, Daniel A Dworkis, Michael Oh, David M Silvestri, Stephen Strasberg, Soham Rege, Vicki E Noble, Nur H Alam, Adam C Levine

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Although dehydration from diarrhea is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children under five, existing methods of assessing dehydration status in children have limited accuracy.

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 151 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea in children].
 

Author(s): Pilar Rodríguez, José Cofré

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2015 Oct;32(5):550-8.

 

Clostridium difficile is the most commonly isolated organism in antimicrobial and health care-associated diarrhea and is growing in relevance in community-acquired infections. It is a Gram-positive bacillus acquired via the fecal-oral route in the community and in hospital setting.

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2015

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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Nathaniel A Cohen, Ronen Ben Ami, Hanan Guzner-Gur, Moshe E Santo, Zamir Halpern, Nitsan Maharshak

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2015 Aug;17(8):510-4.

 

Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea is a problem most hospital-based physicians will face in their career. This review aims to refresh current knowledge with regard to Clostridium difficile infection and bring physicians up to date with the latest developments in the growing ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2015

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Acute diarrhea: evidence-based management.
 

Author(s): Kátia Galeão Brandt, Margarida Maria de Castro Antunes, Gisélia Alves Pontes da Silva

Journal: J Pediatr (Rio J). ;91(6 Suppl 1):S36-43.

 

To describe the current recommendations on the best management of pediatric patients with acute diarrheal disease.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Trial Evaluating Ambulatory Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Watery Diarrhea; Dysentery/Febrile Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015

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Prevention of Irinotecan Induced Diarrhea by Probiotics
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea; Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2016

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