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When is it appropriate to recommend the use of "home-prepared oral rehydration salts" and when is prepacked ORS better?

Home-prepared solutions are recommended for use by parents to give to their child immediately an attack of diarrhoea starts - BEFORE any signs of dehydration occur. Basically, the idea is to PREVENT dehydration and also by maintaining fluid and food intake to preserve a good nutritional status.

Use ORS when diarrhoea starts

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updated: 23 August, 2019