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Study identifies risk factors for prolonged diarrheal duration, complications in children

A new pediatric study has found that younger age, malnourishment, dehydration, fever, dysentery (bloody stool), longer duration of diarrhea prior to admission, and the failure to treat diarrhea with medication put children suffering an acute bout of diarrhea at increased odds of experiencing a prolonged course or complication. Key Point:… 

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