Rapid Intravenous Rehydration Therapy in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis: A Systematic Review

  title={Rapid Intravenous Rehydration Therapy in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis: A Systematic Review},
  author={Fatihi Hassan Soliman Toaimah and Hala M.F. Mohammad},
  journal={Pediatric Emergency Care},
Background Rapid intravenous (IV) rehydration is commonly used for the management of pediatric gastroenteritis in the emergency department. The current practice shows wide variation in the volume and rate of rapid IV hydration. The aim of this review was to assess the efficacy of rapid IV rehydration compared with standard method in children with gastroenteritis. Method MEDLINE (1946–2014), EMBASE (1974–2014), and CENTRAL via the Cochrane Library (Issue 8, 2014) were systematically searched to… 
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