Oral rehydration therapy

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  • Oral rehydration therapy
    • What it is
      • Used to tread diarrhoeal diseases
    • What causes diarrhoea
      • Damage to epithelial cells lining the intestine
      • Loss of microvilli due to toxins
      • Excessive secretion of water due to a toxin
  • Glucose - stimulate uptake of sodium ions and provide energy


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