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Oral rehydration solution

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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Oral rehydration solutions are sometimes recommended for people vulnerable to the effects of dehydration but speak to your pharmacist to make sure it is safe for you or those you care for.
These commodities included NS1 RDT (Rapid Diagnostic Test) kits, adulticides, larvicides, insecticide-treated mosquito nets and screens, oral rehydration solutions, spray cans, and misting machines.
Drink a lot of clear liquids, including sports drinks or oral rehydration solutions. If you can keep food down, a diet of bland food, such as saltine crackers or broths, may be better tolerated," he said.
Such arrangements include education and training, providing proper rest areas and cold drinking water, oral rehydration solutions, and adequate medical care, especially in emergency cases.
Change of plasma volume, osmolality, and acid--base status in healthy calves after feeding of milk and water- and milk-based oral rehydration solutions. Journal of Dairy Science, v.95, n.10, p.6006-6014, 2012.
Oral rehydration solutions like Pedialyte, containing glucose and electrolytes, may be indicated in some cases.
Assessing the palatability of oral rehydration solutions in school-aged children: a randomized crossover trial.
"DOH desks in evacuation centers must be stocked with medicines, emergency delivery kits, oral rehydration solutions, and other essential supplies," she said.
ACH is also active in the oral rehydration solutions market through its representation of DripDrop, a revolutionary, tasty hydration powder with a patented formula that delivers up to three times the electrolytes of sports drinks and 25% more than pediatric alternatives.
UNICEF/Pakistan will use the funds to strengthen the existing Lady Health Workers (LHWs) Programme and train new LHW staff in places hosting the IDPs to ensure timely and consistent delivery of essential medicine, oral rehydration solutions, and other essential health services.