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Management of Acute Gastroenteritis in Children


Management of Acute Gastroenteritis in Children


Starting on :02:00 PM 08 February, 2018 Venue:Gertrude's Children's Hospital Lavington
Ending on :03:00 PM 09 February, 2018 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Dr. Victor Waithaka
Medical Officer
Gertrude's Children's Hospital

Description

Management of Acute Gastroenteritis in Children

Objectives

To understand the physiology of fluid and electrolyte transfer and fat absorption in the Gastrointestinal tract in relation to acute gastroenteritis. 2. To have a diagnostic approach to acute diarrhea. 3. To understand the signs of dehydration and assessment of dehydration. 4. To understand the principles of management of dehydration suitable for age, appropriate oral rehydration solutions, role of nasogastric rehydration and Intravenous fluids and rate of intravenous rehydration.




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