Approach to the Patient with Diarrhea

Don W. Powell

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples of Clinical Gastroenterology
Number of pages56
ISBN (Print)9781405169103
StatePublished - Feb 4 2009


  • Acute diarrheas: definition
  • Acute infectious diarrheas
  • Antidiarrheal therapy
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Decrease in stool consistency or fluidity
  • Nosocomial and chronic diarrheas
  • Pathophysiology of diarrhea
  • Prolonged infectious diarrheas
  • Runner's diarrheas
  • Steatorrhea (malabsorptive diseases)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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