Policy Number


Treatment of Pediatric Vomiting and Diarrhea in the Emergency Department - Care Directive - NSHA CD-EC-085


The purpose of this care directive is to guide the assessment and treatment of children with vomiting and diarrhea caused by acute gastroenteritis (AGE) and to authorize the Health Care Provider in the Emergency Department (ED) to initiate the Vomiting and Diarrhea Treatment Pathway for children who meet the inclusion criteria.