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On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:

Identify common agents causing infectious gastroenteritis >

Recognise mild, moderate and severe dehydration in children with gastroenteritis >

Explain how to avoid transmitting infectious gastroenteritis to patients >

Coordinate notification of disease and communicable disease control >

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? 

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