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04 Jul 2017 description

WHO recommendations

Fluid management in children with severe malnutrition and dehydration without shock

  1. Children with severe acute malnutrition who present with some dehydration or severe dehydration but who are not shocked should be rehydrated slowly, either orally or by nasogastric tube, using oral rehydration solution ORS (5–10 mL/kg/h up to a maximum of 12 h).