Use of commercially available oral rehydration solutions in Lima, Peru.

Abstract

Caregivers' practices concerning oral rehydration of young children during diarrheal illness were investigated in a periurban community of low socioeconomic level in Lima, Peru. Data of 330 caregivers of children aged 6-36 months were analyzed; 72.7% of all caregivers would give commercially available oral rehydration solutions (ORSs). However, only 58.6… (More)
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0581

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