Diarrhea: Differentiating the acute from the chronic

Lawrence J. Brandt, Mark A. Peppercorn, Herbert L. Dupont

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Proceeding directly to empiric or supportive therapy is often more practical than attempting to identify the cause of loose stools in some patients. But when is it crucial to pursue a diagnosis?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52-56
Number of pages5
JournalPatient Care
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jul 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management


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