April 15, 2023

In this hot topic summer episode, listeners will learn about the management of infectious gastroenteritis. 


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This episode was written by Dr. Tammy Yau and Dr. Lidia Park, with content support from Dr. Christopher Kim, Dr. Lena van der List, and Dr. Su-Ting Li. Drs. Tammy and Lidia take full responsibility for any errors or misinformation. 


Key points: 

-Gastroenteritis is a major cause of pediatric morbidity annually due to dehydration 

-Learn about oral rehydration with balanced electrolyte solutions vs water or sports drinks 

-Understand why we avoid testing and antibiotics 

-Other supportive measures that are available 

Supplemental information 

2012 AAP Pediatrics in Review: