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Is reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution (ORS) better than standard solution for treating diarrhoea due to cholera? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2005) Is reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution (ORS) better than standard solution for treating diarrhoea due to cholera? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

In people with cholera, markers of diarrhoea severity with reduced osmolarity ORS were similar to standard solution, apart from asymptomatic hyponatraemia, which was more common.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Alliance Programme (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK; and the Australasian Cochrane Centre. Adapted from Murphy C, Hahn S, Volmink J. Reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution for treating cholera. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003754.pub2. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003754.pub2 Evidence Update published in March 2005.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD003754, Oral Rehydration, Diarrhoea, Cholera, Infectious Diseases, Child Health, Evidence Update
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases > Infection. Bacterial Infections > Enteric Infections > WC 262 Cholera
WD Disorders of Systemic, Metabolic or Environmental Origin, etc > Metabolic Diseases > General Metabolic Diseases > WD 200 General works
WI Digestive System > WI 407 Diarrhea
WS Pediatrics > Diseases of Children and Adolescents > By System > WS 312 Diarrheal disorders
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2010 09:57
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1400

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