Infant Nutrition / Public Health / Pediatric Nursing

Editor(s): R.B. Sack, P. Pongpaew, S. El Maraghi The Nest vol. 01 , 1996
  • Does Oral Rehydration Therapy Reduce Diarrhea Mortality?

    Author(s): R.B. Sack

    With improvements in the treatment of acute diarrhea, the mainstay of which is ORT, it is estimated that approximately 1 million fewer infants and children die each year from diarrhea. This has moved diarrheal disease from being the most common cause of childhood deaths to second place, being displaced by acute respiratory infections, primarily pneumonia.

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