Fluid management in diarrhoea, Biology

Q. Fluid management in Diarrhoea?

Fluid management: The key to diarrhoea management is the early replacement of fluid lost in the stools through intravenous or oral route. While severe cases need administration of dextrose and electroIyte solutions intravenously; mild to moderate cases can be managed at home. The patient can be easily managed by giving any fluid at home e.g. coconut water, buttermilk, salted rice kanji, lemon sugar salt beverage or weak tea. This is commonly referred to as the Oral rehydration therapy (ORT), Let us read more about ORT.

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