Treatment interventions for diarrhoea in HIV-infected and HIV-exposed children

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Nkengafac V Motaze,

    Corresponding author
    1. Yaoundé Central Hospital, Centre for Development of Best Practices in Health (CDBPH), Yaoundé, Centre Province, Cameroon
    2. South African Medical Research Council, South African Cochrane Centre, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    • Nkengafac V Motaze, South African Cochrane Centre, South African Medical Research Council, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7505, South Africa. villyen@yahoo.com.

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  • Chukwuemeka E Nwachukwu,

    1. Excellence & Friends Management Consult (EFMC), Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
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  • Eliza H Humphreys

    1. University of California, San Francisco, Global Health Sciences, San Francisco, California, USA
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Abstract

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

The objective of this review is to evaluate the efficacy of all treatment interventions used in the management of diarrhoea in HIV infected and exposed children.

We will focus on fluid replacement, targeting the causative organism, anti-diarrhoeal agents, replenishing micronutrients and combinations of these.