Community Health Worker Manual/Diarrhea/Treatment Overview/First Principle -- Keep Giving Liquids/ORS/Preparation

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  1. Put 4 glasses of clean, boiled water in a jug.
  2. Wait till the water cools to room temperature
  3. Put in one packet of ORS solution and stir
  4. ORS can be used up to 12 hours after preparation at room temperature, or 24 hours if kept in a fridge.

Note: If ORS solution is not available, take a glass of water and put one teaspoon of sugar and one fourth teaspoon and stir