SupportGPT ™ module
Learning outcomes > resource
On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:
Identify common agents causing infectious gastroenteritis > http://www.ebmedicine.net/topics.php?paction=showTopicSeg&topic_id=174&seg_id=3439
Recognise mild, moderate and severe dehydration in children with gastroenteritis > http://www.racgp.org.au/afpbackissues/2005/200504/200504webb.pdf
Explain how to avoid transmitting infectious gastroenteritis to patients > http://access.health.qld.gov.au/hid/InfectionsandParasites/BacterialInfections/gastroenteritis_fs.asp
Coordinate notification of disease and communicable disease control > http://www.health.qld.gov.au/cdcg/index/default.asp
Points for discussion
Which populations are most at risk after contracting infectious diarrhoea?
What would you say to a parent who was determined to use an antidiarrhoeal or antiemetic in a child?
How long do people require away from work if they have gastroenteritis? What about children from childcare? Food handlers?