ERIC Number: ED362276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Putting an End to Diarrhoeal Diseases.
Children in the Tropics, n204 1993
Focusing on health issues in developing countries, this journal presents information about diarrhoeal diseases and related health problems. The journal is divided into the following sections: (1) "Intestinal Absorption of Water and Electrolytes"; (2) "Diagnosis of Infectious Diarrhoea"; (3) "Hydration and Dehydration"; (4) "Diet and Diarrhoea"; (5) "Home Treatment of Diarrhoea"; (6) "Treatment of Dehydration"; (7) "Prevention of Diarrhoea"; and (8) "Special Cases" (dysentery, persistent diarrhoea, fever and diarrhoea, diarrhoea and AIDS, management of cholera patients, and vaccines). Appendices include treatment plans for diarrhoea and dehydration, a plan for quickly treating severe dehydration, a child growth chart and information for determining if a child is undernourished, as well as guidelines for managing problems associated with diarrhoea. (MM)
Descriptors: Child Health, Childhood Needs, Communicable Diseases, Developing Nations, Disease Control, Health Promotion, Hygiene, Nutrition, Oral Rehydration Therapy, Preventive Medicine, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Children in the Tropics, International Children's Centre, Chateau de Longchamp, Bois de Boulogne, 75016 Paris, France ($10).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).
Authoring Institution: International Children's Centre, Paris (France).