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Correcting Dehydration with Home-made Solutions

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Correcting Dehydration with Home-made Solutions


Home-made solutions

Define and Promote Home-Made Solutions--define clear definitions for home-made solutions (tea, rice water with extra rice, etc.)

The first-level health worker, a community health worker who has a crucial role to play in disseminating knowledge and skills for the management of diarrhoea, as regards the use of both home remedies and ORS. ORS packets should be available in adequate supply at this level and throughout the entire health system. If this is not possible, maximum efforts should continue towards this end and, in the meantime, as complete a formulation as possibly should be used, recognizing its limitations. When potassium is a missing ingredient, patients should be encouraged to drink fluids that are rich in potassium (fruit juices). Increased fluids and Preparation of home-made and packaged solutions. For the preparation of ORS solution the safest water should be used.


Name: Correcting Diarrhoea with Home-made Solutions
Theme: Region and Country: Maharashtra, India
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