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Diarrhoea and vomiting in children under 5

Guidance ID NICE 'do not do' recommendation Interventions
CG84 [In laboratory investigations for assessing dehydration], do not routinely perform blood biochemical testing. blood biochemical testing
CG84 Do not routinely give antibiotics to children with gastroenteritis. antibiotics
CG84 Do not use antidiarrhoeal medications. antidiarrhoeal drugs

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