Table 8

Type of fluid advised in diarrhoea attendees before and after guideline implementation

FluidPre GI (% within each dehydration category)Post GI (% within each dehydration category)Total
No dehydration
ORS32 (42%)12 (14%)44
Free fluids28 (37%)49 (57%)77
Not recorded16 (21%)25 (29%)41
Total7686162
Mild/moderate dehydration
ORS12 (52%)12 (67%)24
Free fluids9 (39%)6 (33%)15
Not recorded2 (9%)02
Total231841