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Comparative study on treatment efficiency with zinc sulfate and ors solution for intensity or duration of acute diarrhea in 1-4 years old infants at malard city, fars Province- Iran

(2011) Comparative study on treatment efficiency with zinc sulfate and ors solution for intensity or duration of acute diarrhea in 1-4 years old infants at malard city, fars Province- Iran. Advances in Environmental Biology.

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Abstract

Diarrhea, is a common disorder among infants world widely, and is a major reason of mortality in 0-4 years old in Iran that has a heavy economic costs on public health. In present study, treatment efficiencyof zinc sulfate and ORS solution in comparison with ORS (only) on intensity and duration of diarrhea were investigated. During investigation112 case of 1-4 years old were treated as two groups include; 52 cases or control group and 60 cases or experimental group. Treatment period were done at health-care center of mallard city. Obtained data (efficiency of treatments) were evaluated by t-test for detection of significant difference. Findings showed that zinc sulfate along with ORS are more efficient treatment for shortening of acute diarrhea and lowering its intensity, in comparison with ORS (only). It is concluded zinc sulfate is a suitable completive treatment for ORS in term of infant's diarrhea treatment.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: cited By 0
Keywords: Anas platyrhynchos
Subjects: WS Pediatrics > WS 200-342 Diseases of Children and Adolescents
Depositing User: مهندس هدی فهیم پور
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5392

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