37, 38 PEADS AGE

Acute Gastroenteritis

Dehydration sec AGE can be safely and effectively treated with Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS)

but severe dehydration may require intravenous fluid therapy.
First assess the state of perfusion of the child.


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