Thursday, February 25, 2010

Rehydrating an 8-month old child in Haiti

Debbie Wimmer, ’83 M.S.N., CRNP, painstakingly rehydrates a listless eight month old child with an oral rehydration solution. Weaned too soon, the child was severely malnourished and dehydrated which can be deadly. This process went on over several days and the child finally seemed to become slightly more energetic.

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