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Diarrhea Care Pathway Template

Activity Action
AssessmentEvaluate and document diarrhea using self-report wherever possible (usually in children 8 years of age and older) and by asking guardians where not possible (for children 2-7 years of age).
Assess for secondary causes – can include medications and infectious causes.
PreventionIn patients about to receive irinotecan follow institutional prophylactic policies.
TreatmentIn patients with irinotecan-induced diarrhea follow institutional treatment policies.
Treat secondary causes if possible.
Ensure adequate hydration.