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Diarrhea

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Develop a differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with diarrhea.
  2. Differentiate between osmotic, secretory, inflammatory, and fatty diarrhea based on features of the patient’s presentation.
  3. Explain the workup of acute infectious diarrhea, common pathogens, and indications for antibiotic treatment.
  4. Recognize medications and dietary substances commonly associated with diarrhea.
  5. List causes of steatorrhea and appropriate diagnostic tests.
  6. Explain the workup of chronic diarrhea.
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Approaches and Chief Complaints in Gastroenterology > DIARRHEA
Section
AccessMedicine > Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 4e > Approach to the Patient with Diarrhea - Case 1 > CONSTRUCTING A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 16 > Diarrhea, Infectious
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 72 > Diarrhea, Non-Infectious: Lactose Intolerance
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 28 > Acute Diarrhea
Section
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > GI/Hepatology > Diarrhea, Inflammatory Bacterial
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AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > GI/Hepatology > Diarrhea, Malabsorptive
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AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > GI/Hepatology > Diarrhea, Parasitic
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AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > GI/Hepatology > Diarrhea, Viral
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AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > GI/Hepatology > Diarrhea, Watery Bacterial

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