What is the oral rehydration requirements during the first 4 hours of treatment of cholera?

Updated: Feb 03, 2021
  • Author: Sajeev Handa, MBBCh, BAO, LRCSI, LRCPI; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Answer

Table 3. Approximate Amount of Oral Rehydration Solution to Administer in the First 4 Hours (Open Table in a new window)

Age

< 4 mo

4-11 mo

12-23 mo

2-4 y

5-14 y

≥15 y

Weight

< 5 kg

5-7.9 kg

8-10.9 kg

11-15.9 kg

16-29.9 kg

≥30 kg

ORS solution in mL

200-400

400-600

600-800

800-1200

1200-2200

2200-4000