Knowledge and management of diarrhea among underserved minority parents/caregivers.


OBJECTIVE Dehydration resulting from diarrhea continues to be a cause of morbidity, mortality, and increased health care costs in the United States. This study assesses parental knowledge of the causes and signs of diarrhea and dehydration. It also examines parental-care practices during an episode of diarrhea. METHODS A survey was given to 219 parents… (More)


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