Impact of acute diarrhoea & oral rehydration solution on nutritional status of preschool children.

@article{Walia1989ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of acute diarrhoea & oral rehydration solution on nutritional status of preschool children.},
  author={Brij N S Walia and Sunit Singhi and Sanjat Gambhir and S R Sroa},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={1989},
  volume={90},
  pages={415-25}
}
A total of 838 children under 5 yr of age were followed up in 2 villages of Punjab for a period of one year for diarrhoea morbidity, oral rehydration solution (ORS) usage and nutritional status. Overall frequency of diarrhoea was 0.78 episode/child/year. Children weighing less than or equal to 70 per cent of reference weight for age had about 25 per cent higher incidence of diarrhoea (102 episodes/100 child/yr) as compared to those who weighed greater than or equal to 71 per cent (75 episodes… CONTINUE READING
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