ORS containing zinc does not reduce duration or stool volume of acute diarrhea in hospitalized children.

@article{Wadhwa2011ORSCZ,
  title={ORS containing zinc does not reduce duration or stool volume of acute diarrhea in hospitalized children.},
  author={Nitya Wadhwa and Uma Chandra Mouli Natchu and Halvor Sommerfelt and Tor A Strand and Vishal Kapoor and Savita Saini and Udaypal S Kainth and S. O. Bhatnagar},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={161-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM The World Health Organization recommends oral zinc (tablets or syrups) as adjunct therapy with oral rehydration solution (ORS) for acute childhood diarrhea. Mixing zinc with ORS can be an attractive approach for simultaneous provision of these 2 effective interventions. This double-masked randomized controlled trial evaluated the efficacy… CONTINUE READING