Sugar Salt Solution for Rehydration
6 level teaspoons of sugar and half level teaspoon of salt dissolved in ONE Litre of clean water.
Be very careful to mix the correct amounts
Too much sugar can make the diarrhea worse.
Too much salt can be extremely harmful to the child.
Making the mixture a little too diluted is not harmful.
'pinch test' for assessment of dehydration: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/6-steps-%E2%80%98skin-pinch%E2%80%99-test-a...
management of acute diarrhoea in children: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/management-acute-diarrhoea-children
4 rules of home treatment for diarrhoea: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/4-rules-home-treatment-diarrhea-children
Rehydrate.com, available at http://rehydrate.org/solutions/homemade.htm, accesses on 23rd July 2016
Isabelle De Zoysa, Betty Kirkwood, Richard Feachem and Euan Lindsay-Smith; Preparation of sugar-salt solutionsTrans R Soc Trop Med Hyg (1984) 78 (2): 260-262
Clinical features suggestive of dehydration: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/clinical-features-suggestive-dehydration
ORAL REHYDRATION SALT (ORS): http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/oral-rehydration-salt-ors
Management of Acute Diarrhoea in Children: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/management-acute-diarrhoea-children
4 Rules of Home Treatment for Diarrhea in Children: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/4-rules-home-treatment-diarrhea-children
Sugar Salt Solution for Rehydration: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/sugar-salt-solution-rehydration
6 Steps of ‘Skin Pinch’ Test for Assessing Dehydration: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/6-steps-%E2%80%98skin-pinch%E2%80%99-test-a...
Some Clinical features of diarrhea due to common causative organisms: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/some-clinical-features-diarrhea-due-common-...
Principles of management of diarrhea: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/principles-management-diarrhea
Control of diarrheal diseases: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/control-diarrheal-diseases
Indicators of Diarrhea Control: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/indicators-diarrhea-control
Vaccines for prevention of diarrhea: http://www.ihatepsm.com/blog/vaccines-prevention-diarrhea
Lecture on acute diarrheal disaeses-1 (epidemiology): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VMSn7mJgm8&t=215s
Lecture on acute diarrheal disaeses-2 (control): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85iOg3GNevU&t=41s
Lecture (HINDI) on acute diarrheal disaeses-1 (epidemiology): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-bOaC55u-g&t=5s
Lecture (HINDI) on acute diarrheal disaeses-2 (control): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acc-nqkjar4&t=1s