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AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
Primary Care Protocol

Traveler's Diarrhea

Newland, Jamesette A. FNP, RN

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Abstract

Traveler's diarrhea is a syndrome characterized by at least a twofold increase in the incidence of unformed bowel movements during or after foreign travel or camping. It's usually self-limiting, but may require antidiarrheal or antibiotic treatment.

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