The World Health Organization oral rehydration solution in US pediatric practice: a randomized trial to evaluate parent satisfaction.

@article{Ladinsky2000TheWH,
  title={The World Health Organization oral rehydration solution in US pediatric practice: a randomized trial to evaluate parent satisfaction.},
  author={Morissa Ladinsky and Andy K. Duggan and Mathuram Santosham and Michele Wilson},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={154 7},
  pages={700-5}
}
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization's effective, inexpensive oral rehydration solution (WHO-ORS) is used worldwide, but rarely by US practitioners because, in part, of concerns about parent satisfaction. OBJECTIVE To compare caretaker satisfaction with the WHO-ORS, a packet-based solution requiring preparation, with satisfaction with a commercially prepared oral rehydration solution (C-ORS), (Pedialyte; Ross Nutritionals, Columbus, Ohio). DESIGN AND METHODS Randomized controlled trial… CONTINUE READING