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Antimotility drugs for managing acute diarrhoea in children

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Jacqueline R Dalby-Payne,

    1. The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Department of General Medicine, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    2. The University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School (Paediatrics and Child Health), Sydney, Australia
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  • Diana Thomas,

    Corresponding author
    1. The University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School (Paediatrics and Child Health), Sydney, Australia
    2. The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Centre for Evidence Based Paediatrics Gastroenterology and Nutrition (CEBPGAN), Kids Research Institute (KRI), Westmead, Australia
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  • Elizabeth J Elliott

    1. The University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School (Paediatrics and Child Health), Sydney, Australia
    2. The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Centre for Evidence Based Paediatrics Gastroenterology and Nutrition (CEBPGAN), Kids Research Institute (KRI), Westmead, Australia
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effects of antimotility agents for acute diarrhoea in children compared to placebo or no drug, in relation to duration of illness, severity of illness and adverse effects.

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