Flashcards in Diarrhoea Deck (18)
Which type of diarrhoea is known as "travellers' diarrhoea"?
How will stool appear in E coli diarrhoea?
Where in the world is giardia diarrhoea most common?
Eastern Europe and Russia
What is the first line of management for giardia diarrhoea?
What is the main symptom of giardia?
Prolonged non-bloody diarrhoea
How does stool appear in cholera?
Profuse and watery: 'rice-water' appearance
Recall the management of cholera
Oral rehydration system
Doxycycline or ciprofloxacin
What is the most likely organism to cause bloody diarrhoea?
What is the management for shigella?
What is the management for salmonella?
How many hours post-ingestion does diarrhoea present in staphylococcal infection?
What is the management for staphylococcal diarrhoea?
It's usually self-limiting so just rehydration
What is campylobacter usually transmitted from?
Farmyard animal foods
Recall the symptoms of campylobacter
Flu-like prodrome before fever and diarrhoea
What sort of organism can give you diarrhoea from re-heated rice?
What is the most likely causative organism in gradual-onset bloody diarrhoea?
How is a diagnosis of C difficle made?