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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 637-640

To assess the knowledge and skill regarding oral rehydration solution preparation among the mother having under five children


Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University), Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Mayuri Deshmukh
Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University), Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jdmimsu.jdmimsu_48_20

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Background: Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is the most significant development in the management of acute diarrheal disease in children. Aims and Objectives: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge and skill regarding ORS preparation among the mothers having under five children. Methodology: The cross-sectional study was done among 100 mothers of under five children from rural areas of Selsura, Wardha district. Results: The results showed that 15% of the mothers had the knowledge of taking a clean glass of water, 76% of the mothers knew to add a spoonful of sugar and to add a pinch of salt, 21% knew to stir it till all dissolves, 18% mothers tasted the solution, and 2% replaced the caps of salt and sugar bottle.


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