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Perspective of Recent Advances in Acute Diarrhea

Edited by Sujit Bhattacharya

University of Calcutta

Acute diarrheal diseases (ADD) are important causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. ADD includes, among others, cholera, shigellosis, and rotavirus diarrhea. These diseases are known to cause sporadic epidemics. Cholera and shigellosis are known to even cause pandemics. The treatments of these two diseases have been simplified with the advent of oral rehydration therapy and effective antibiotics. However, development of drug resistance poses tremendous therapeutic challenges. This book includes chapters on new methods of classification of dehydration and this information will provide a better classification method of dehydration. Epilepsy and its association with acute diarrhea is a new area for research. Prevention of acute diarrhea in school children and treatment with herbal medicines are important areas to pursue further. The readers will find herein new concepts in diarrheal disease research and management.

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Perspective of Recent Advances in Acute DiarrheaEdited by Sujit Bhattacharya

Published: May 6th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77809

ISBN: 978-1-78923-866-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-865-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-356-8

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Introductory Chapter: Perspectives of Recent Advances in Research in Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases

By Sujit K. Bhattacharya


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2. Childhood Malnutrition in India

By Abhishek Singh


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3. Dehydration

By Fatihi Hassan Soliman Toaimah and Fysel Manthattil


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4. Current Knowledge and Therapeutic Strategies of Herbal Medicine for Acute Diarrhea

By Muhammad Akram, Muhammad Daniyal, Aatiqa Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed Khan, Rida Zainab, Khan Usmanghani and Wei Wang


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5. Health Education to Prevent Diarrhea in Preschoolers

By Arbianingsih Tiro


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6. Acute Diarrhea as a Manifestation of Abdominal Epilepsy

By Tomohiko Murai and Masako Kinoshita


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