Children can die during this period of time if care are not taking, oral fluid can also be made at home before hospital and GP to replace the lost fluid and add straight. Salt and water in mild water with cleaned cups ,there's no limit . Save a life today !!!
Oral rehydration therapy is a treatment for the symptoms of dehydration. ORT is less invasive than the other strategies for fluid replacement, specifically intravenous (IV) fluid replacement. Mild to moderate dehydration in children seen in an emergency department is best treated with ORT. The World Health Organization and UNICEF specify indications, preparations and procedures for ORT.Since its introduction and development ORT at the end of the 20th century, oral rehydration therapy has decreased human deaths from dehydration in vomiting and diarrheal illnesses, especially in cholera epidemics occurring in children. It represents a major advance in global public health ORT may lower the mortality rate of diarrhea by as much as 93%.
In countries that lack sanitised or clean water, how would they prepare ORT to treatment epidemic disease such as cholera?
Health and Human Development - Global health: oral rehydration therapy
Oral rehydration therapy
Unsafe water and lack of sanitation usually cause diarrhoea.
In developing countries, a child with diarrhoea will usually die from the
loss of water and electrolytes.
To overcome this by intravenous rehydration is a costly practice,
requiring trained personnel and sterile equipment.
As an alternative, oral rehydration can involve giving the child a
solution of sugar and salts to drink and it is a much simpler and cheaper
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