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Oral rehydration and maintenance of children with rotavirus and bacterial diarrhoeas
Rehydratation mr vole orale et maintien de l'equilibre chez les jeunes enfants atteints de diarrhee a rotavirus ou a bacteries
(Bull World Health Organ. 1979; 57(3): 453–459, 1979)
To determine whether oral glucose-electrolytes therapy could be adapted with equal success to infants with diarrhoea of bacterial and viral etiologies, oral glucose-electrolytes therapy was studied in a setting where all ...
Interactions of malnutrition and infection
(Arab World Printing House. In: Practical approaches to combat malnutrition with special reference to mothers and children. Cairo, Egypt. May 25-29, 1977. N.S. Scrimshaw y M. Gabr (editors). Ministry of Health, Cairo, Egypt, Arab World Printing House, Egypt, p.134-144, 1979., 1979-05)
It is impossible and impracticable to separate health problems from their environmental causes. Thus, a quick glance at the present world distribution of famine and of severe and chronic malnutrition reveals a concentration ...
The evolution of diarrhoeal diseases and malnutrition in Costa Rica: The role of interventions
(Assignment Child (61-62) p.195-224, 1983)
Costa Rica has an infant mortality rate of 17.7%, one of the lowest for developing countries. While it is noted that it is difficult to demonstrate the contributions of specific interventions in accounting for the drastic ...
Malnutrition and concurrent infections. Comparison of two populations with different infection rates
(Viral Diseasses in South-East Asia and the Wester Pacific, 1982)
Repetitive infections induce malnutrition and growth retardation in children living in impoverished environments, even if food is available. Infection precipitates severe malnutrition in individuals already undernourished. ...
Consumo de leche por lactantes del área rural de Puriscal, Costa Rica, 1978
(Revista Médica del Hospital Nacional de Niños Dr. Carlos Sáenz Herrera, Costa Rica 15(1): 45-58, 1980)
Se determinó el volumen (peso) de leche humana consumida por niños lactantes, mediante la pesada del niño antes y después de cada mamada. Los niños residían en 7 localidades de tipo rural disperso del Cantón de Puriscal. ...
Tratamiento dietético-nutricional del niño desnutrido severo en hospitales de Costa Rica: análisis retrospectivo
Se analizó retrospectivamente una muestra representativa, consistente en 92 expedientes clínicos de niños desnutridos severos atendidos en 1976, en cuatro hopsitales costarricenses. ' El número de casos analizados fue ...
Thirst sensitivity to post-exercise fluid replacement needs and controlled drinking
Purpose: Thirst was evaluated as a dependent variable, to see if perceived thirst (TP) can clearly distinguish among several levels of acute dehydration, and if so, how it responds over time to the ingestion of a predetermined ...
Incomplete warm-climate post-exercise rehydration with water, coconut water, or a sports drink
(Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 32(5s), 238., 2011-10-01)
It is common to find mild to serious dehydration during exercise in hot, humid conditions. To restore euhydration, the literature shows that a fluid volume larger than sweat loss should be ingested post-exercise; ingestion ...
Breast-feeding: main promoter of infant health
Unique immunological factors in breast milk arc responsible for the protection it affords infants against pathogenic agents. This protection is panicularly effective against the infectious agents which invade or colonize ...
Post-exercise Rehydration: Potassium-rich Drinks vs. Water and a Sports Drink
Rehidratación post-ejercicio: bebidas con alto contenido de potasio vs. agua y una bebida deportiva
Fluid retention, thirst quenching, tolerance, and palatability of different drinks were assessed. On four different days, 12 healthy, physically active volunteers (24.4 ± 3.2 years old, 74.75 ± 11.36 kg body mass (mean ± ...