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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2013, Article ID 612403, 14 pages
Review Article

Role of Antidiarrhoeal Drugs as Adjunctive Therapies for Acute Diarrhoea in Children

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte-Justine, Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1C5

Received 25 October 2012; Revised 2 January 2013; Accepted 2 January 2013

Academic Editor: Catherine Bollard

Copyright © 2013 Christophe Faure. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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