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Title: This antiemetic may help kids skip that trip to the hospital
Author: Gavagan, Thomas; Schumann, Sarah-Anne; Ewigman, Bernard
Keywords: dehydration
oral fluids
gastroenteritis
Date: 2009-02
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 58(2) 2009: 85-88.
Abstract: Give oral ondansetron to children with acute gastroenteritis and moderate dehydration who are unable to tolerate oral rehydration to reduce the vomiting and avoid the need for intravenous (IV) hydration or hospitalization. Strength of recommendation A: Meta-analysis of 6 high-quality studies.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/5430

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