Review - Document Details


Review - Reviewer's Assessment

1. Short summary / abstract
This is an overview, intended for the general public, of Diarrhoea. It discusses causes, symptoms, advice for self-management, indicates when to contact the doctor and provides brief details of treatment options.

2. What question is the document addressing?
To review the syndrome and provide information for lay readers

3. Type of study

4. Methods valid & appropriate?


5. Results / recommendations reliable?
Yes. The information is written by Dr Dan Rutherford, Director of Netdoctor ( Netdoctor claim to follow the HoNCode ( for publishing quality health information on the net.

6. Any major problems and biases?

7. Any other important / relevant studies which confirm or contradict?

8. Keywords

Reviewer's Details:

Name:Gemma Madle
Post:Research Assistant, City ehealth Research Centre (CeRC)
(Society / Organisation / Advisory Committee):
NeLI (, Institute of Health Sciences, City University (

*** Note: These are the views of a professional expert rather than an official statement from his or her society, organisation or advisory committee.

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