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Ort

A Norwegian unit of weight approximately equivalent to a kilogram.
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Knowledge and practices regarding oral rehydration therapy among mothers in rural area of Vasind, India.
Vomiting may undermine oral rehydration therapy, and it is stressful for the children and their families (Arch.
The investigators primarily assessed how many children vomited during oral rehydration therapy by conducting phone interviews with the families
Some of the effective interventions include promoting breastfeeding, having skilled care during pregnancy and birth, oral rehydration therapy, antibiotics, vitamin A and other micronutrients, and antimalarial drugs.
Five children had received oral rehydration therapy (ORT) for their diarrheal illness; three received no ORT during their clinic visits.
However, nutritional assessment, nutritional screening methods during emergencies, nutritional supplementation and oral rehydration therapy are relevant to developing countries.
There are very simple, low-cost techniques - such as immunizations, Vitamin A supplements and oral rehydration therapy - that could be used to save these children, if, and this is a big if, our government had the political will to do so.
20] These community workers were then asked to provide instruction in oral rehydration therapy to mothers.
oral rehydration therapy (ORT) has been used in third world countries for years to treat dehydration due to the unavailability of more sophisticated equipment and resources.
This is called oral rehydration therapy (ORT) and it can help prevent dehydration in nearly all cases of childhood diarrhea.
While oral rehydration therapy (ORT) remains a key part of diarrhea treatment, it has limitations, which iOWH032 is designed to address.