MIMS Education

Perspectives on Diarrhea: Going beyond Oral Rehydration Solutions (ORS)

Perspectives on Diarrhea: Going beyond Oral Rehydration Solutions (ORS)

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About this course

Diarrhea is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide and among all ages. Optimizing the management of diarrhea is essential for addressing this considerable healthcare burden. In this e-Learning module, expert speaker, Professor Alfredo Guarino, shares his perspectives on the latest data and guidelines for the clinical management of diarrhea, and his expert insights for optimizing outcomes for patients.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the educational activity, healthcare providers should be able to:
  • Understand the impact that diarrhea may have on patients’ quality of life
  • List the key treatment goals for diarrhea management
  • Be aware of the variety of anti-diarrheal products available to treat patient symptoms
  • Differentiate diosmectite from other anti-diarrheal treatments available on the market and its potential indications

Topics covered

  • Achievements of Oral Rehydration Solutions in diarrhea management
  • Treatment guidelines: What is the role of anti-diarrheals?
  • How does the SARS-Cov2 virus cause diarrhea?
  • Is diosmectite effective against SARS-CoV2 virus in the gut?
  • Perspectives on chronic diarrhea

1 CME Point Available

  • This module is accredited for 1 CME Point for medical practitioners enrolled in The Medical Council of Hong Kong’s Continuing Medical Education Programme for Practising Doctors who are not taking CME for Specialists.
  • A certificate can be downloaded upon successful completion. Please use the information on the certificate to claim your CME points.

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