Oral cholera vaccine use in Zanzibar: socioeconomic and behavioural features affecting demand and acceptance
- A Legacy in 20th-Century Medicine: Robert Allan Phillips and the Taming of Cholera. Savarino, Stephen J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/15/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p713
The legacy of Captain Robert Allan Phillips (1906-1976) was to establish effective, evidence-based rehydration methods for the treatment of cholera. As a Navy Lieutenant at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (New York, New York) during World War II, Phillips developed a field method...
- Oral Rehydration Therapy in Cholera. Wheby, Munsey Stephen // Clinical Infectious Diseases;Dec2014, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p1654
A letter to the editor is presented related to a study on oral fluids intake in cholera patients.
- Community oral rehydration units can contain cholera epidemics. Curioso, Walter H.; Miranda, J. Jamie; Kimball, Ann Marie // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/13/2004, Vol. 329 Issue 7475, p1183
Presents a letter to the editor concerning a cholera epidemic in Peru and South America in the early 1990s, and the prompt medical response with oral rehydration treatment.
- A revolution in the management of diarrhoea. Fontaine, Olivier; Newton, Charlotte // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2001, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p471
Discusses the 1973 paper 'Oral Fluid Therapy of Cholera Among Bangladesh Refugees,' by D. Mahalanabis et al. Comparison of case-fatality rate for treatment with oral rehydration therapy and treatment with intravenous fluids only; Creation of World Health Organization's Diarrhoeal Diseases...
- ORAL FLUID THERAPY OF CHOLERA AMONG BANGLADESH REFUGEES. Mahalanabis, D.; Choudhuri, A.B.; Bagchi, N.G.; Bhattacharya, A.K.; Simpson, T.W. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2001, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p473
Reprints the article 'Oral Fluid Therapy of Cholera Among Bangladesh Refugees,' by D. Mahalanabis, A.B. Choudhuri, N.G. Bagchi, A.K. Bhattacharya and T.W. Simpson, published in the January 12, 1973 issue of 'The Johns Hopkins Medical Journal.'
- The 2008 Cholera Epidemic in Zimbabwe: Experience of the icddr,b Team in the Field. Ahmed, Sirajuddin; Bardhan, Pradip Kumar; Iqbal, Anwarul; Mazumder, Ramendra Nath; Khan, Azharul Islam; Islam, Md. Sirajul; Siddique, Abul Kasem; Cravioto, Alejandro // Journal of Health, Population & Nutrition;Oct2011, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p541
During August 2008-June 2009, an estimated 95,531 suspected cases of cholera and 4,282 deaths due to cholera were reported during the 2008 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe. Despite the efforts by local and international organizations supported by the Zimbabwean Ministry of Health and Child Welfare...
- Cholera, Diarrhea, and Oral Rehydration Therapy: Triumph and Indictment. Guerrant, Richard L.; Carneiro-Filho, Benedito A.; Dillingham, Rebecca A. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p398
Discusses ways in which cholera is driving the development of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) in the developing world. Scientists' discovery of the intact sodium-glucose intestinal cotransport in patients with cholera; Ability of ORT to reduce the mortality associated with acute diarrheal...
- Rapid Assessment of Cholera-related Deaths, Artibonite Department, Haiti, 2010. Routh, Janell A.; Loharikar, Anagha; Fouché, Marie-Délivrance Bernadette; Cartwright, Emily J.; Roy, Sharon L.; Ailes, Elizabeth; Archer, W. Roodly; Tappero, Jordan W.; Roels, Thierry H.; Dahourou, Georges; Quick, Robert E. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Nov2011, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p2139
We evaluated a high (6%) cholera case-fatality rate in Haiti. Of 39 community decedents, only 23% consumed oral rehydration salts at home, and 59% did not seek care, whereas 54% of 48 health facility decedents died after overnight admission. Early in the cholera epidemic, care was inadequate or...
- Impact of oral rehydration and selected public health interventions on reduction of mortality... Gutierrez, G.; Tapia-Conyer, R. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1996, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p189
Assesses the impact of oral rehydration and selected public health interventions on the reduction of diarrheal disease mortality in children in Mexico. Mortality; Service statistics; Home surveys.