Use of oral rehydration salts is an effective tool to decrease deaths due to diarrheal dehydration.
Following concerted educational efforts to introduce oral rehydration therapy, Nicaragua reported a significant decrease in deaths of young children from diarrhea and dehydration over a 5-year period.
Further decline in the mortality rate has not occurred, however, and factors that would affect usage and impact are poorly understood.
A health survey was administered in 155 randomly selected homes in Matiguas, Nicaragua, in July 1990.
Mots-clés Pascal : Diarrhée, Réanimation hydroélectrolytique, Voie orale, Réhydratation, Programme sanitaire, Education sanitaire, Connaissance, Attitude, Nicaragua, Amérique Centrale, Amérique, Enfant, Homme, Appareil digestif pathologie, Intestin pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Diarrhea, Water electrolyte resuscitation, Oral administration, Rehydration, Sanitary program, Health education, Knowledge, Attitude, Nicaragua, Central America, America, Child, Human, Digestive diseases, Intestinal disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0487834
Code Inist : 002B27B05. Création : 199501.