Oral rehydration for viral gastroenteritis in adults: a randomized, controlled trial of 3 solutions.

@article{Rao2006OralRF,
  title={Oral rehydration for viral gastroenteritis in adults: a randomized, controlled trial of 3 solutions.},
  author={Satish S C Rao and Robert W. Summers and G. R. Srinivas Rao and S. Ramana and Uma Devi and Brenda J. Zimmerman and Balaji Pratap},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={
          433-9
        }
}
  • Satish S C Rao, Robert W. Summers, +4 authors Balaji Pratap
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
  • BACKGROUND Pedialyte and Gatorade are advocated for the treatment of dehydration in viral gastroenteritis, but there is limited evidence to support their use. We examine the efficacy, safety, and palatability of Pedialyte, Gatorade, and a New Oral Rehydration Solution (N-ORS). This was a randomized double-blind trial conducted in an inpatient, community hospital. Seventy-five consecutive adult patients (male, 42; female, 33) admitted with viral gastroenteritis were randomized to receive… CONTINUE READING

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