Chronic diarrhea risk factors
Chronic diarrhea Microchapters
The risk factors of chronic diarrhea can be assessed based on the epidemiologic associations and the patient's characteristics. Some of these factors can be classified based on travel history, epidemics and outbreaks, diabetic patients, patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome and whether the patients are institutionalized or hospitalized.
The risk factors for chronic diarrhea include
- Epidemics and outbreaks
- Diabetic patients
- Patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
- Institutionalized and hospitalized patients
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