Gastroenteritis, or the stomach flu, is an infection of the intestines caused by a virus or bacteria. It is common in infants and children and can lead to dehydration. Symptoms include:
- Throwing up
Childhood Vomiting and Diarrhea (Gastroenteritis)
This video was created by ECHO Research, ARCHE, and TREKK. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Browse through this eBook for information on the signs, symptoms, treatment, and management of gastroenteritis and what to do if you are a parent or family dealing with gastroenteritis.
This eBook was created by ECHO Research, ARCHE, and TREKK. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through the application of the best available evidence — a process known as knowledge translation (KT).