Evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute gastroenteritis in children in Europe

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Acute gastroenteritis is a common condition in children and young people and regularly seen by health professionals.

This e-learning course was developed to help propagate effective diagnostic and treatment guidelines, based on the ESPGHAN/ESPID TEENAGE project. The recommendations made in this material are supported by a robust evidence base, aiming to increase effective treatment and therefore improve patient outcomes.

This course was developed by:

All gastroenterologists and health professional who may encounter patients with gastroenteritis.

This course will: 

  1. Introduce the ESPGHAN TEENAGE project, and the creation of the guidelines
  2. Define Acute Gastroenteritis, including key diagnostic criteria
  3. Describe key treatment principles, including oral rehydration, antibiotics and dietary considerations
  4. Provide additional guidance on in-patient treatment in hospital

Dr. Alfredo Guarino is Professor at the University of Naples, Italy, and a recognised expert in the field of paediatric gastroenterology. 

This course is not accredited for CME by EACCME.