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ORS

Oral rehydration solution
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS)

A liquid preparation developed by the World Health Organization that can decrease fluid loss in persons with diarrhea. Originally developed to be prepared with materials available in the home, commercial preparations have recently come into use.
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The recent report found on WGR, on the global Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) market has provided insights on several factors that are posing as drivers for the Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) market over the assessment period.
Since the ORS scheme is selected for reporting, it can reduce the value of the overall perception of time, where [alpha] can represent the overall reduced value.
With respect to knowledge about ORS, a good number of mothers (68.5%) had knowledge about ORS, whereas only 22.6% of them administered ORS to their children during the previous episode of diarrhoea.
Plan Sponsor: Michigan Office of Retirement Services (ORS)
A diagnosis of ORS and comorbid depression was made.
Although bovine eyes are often used for academic purposes, to our knowledge there is a lack of references regarding the ORS. Some authors reported data about visual acuity in cattle using psychophysical procedures and discrimination learning methods.
The risk of jaundice was also increased for both gestational and pregestational diabetes (ORs, 1.7 and 2.6).
The paper by McDonald and Ors. considers an interesting and contemporary aspect of those challenges--that being the take-up and use of digital communication to the benefit of those individuals and communities.
(1) As a result, the Occupational Requirements Survey (ORS) was established to gather data on the physical demands, environmental conditions, necessary vocational preparation, and mental and cognitive requirements typically characterizing a job.
President, Aga Khan University (AKU) Firoz Rasul, addressing an informal ceremony on the occasion said it is the first suite in Karachi with integrated operating rooms (ORs) and part of the University Hospitals ambitious plans to improve the quality of the health care services and surgical facility it offers.
Ozgur Ors, a non-commissioned officer, went missing in January after he crossed the border into Syria from the southeastern Turkish province of Kilis in an operation to capture a group of smugglers.