Evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute gastroenteritis in children in Europe
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.
All gastroenterologists and health professional who may encounter patients with gastroenteritis.
This course will:
- Introduce the ESPGHAN TEENAGE project, and the creation of the guidelines
- Define Acute Gastroenteritis, including key diagnostic criteria
- Describe key treatment principles, including oral rehydration, antibiotics and dietary considerations
- 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.