cholera cot

cholera cot

A hybrid hospital kit consisting of a cholera-critical cot outfitted with a commode, as coprocrasic victims are flat on their backs and unable to go elsewhere to relieve excretory needs.
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Upon initial screening, patients were brought to the research ward of the hospital, weighed, and placed on a cholera cot.
Stool was collected in a bucket placed underneath the cholera cot.
Each patient was given a urinal to collect urine, and every effort was made to remind the patient to use it and not to urinate into the bucket below the cholera cot.
Upon initial recruitment into the study, patients were weighed on an electronic weighing scale (Sartorius, Gottingen, Germany) with 10 g precision and were placed on a cholera cot (19).
Patients were provided with basins to use as toilets for their diarrhea, since cholera cots were in short supply and constantly soiled.
Oral rehydration solution, infusion, Ringer's lactate, cholera cots, cleaning material, buckets, soap Health 1.