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dehydration resulting from underlying deficit due to loss of large quantities of extracellular fluids. Hypovolemic shock, acidosis, and death can ensue in adults, as well as in children, if prompt and appropriate treatment is not initiated.

The key to therapy is provision of adequate rehydration until the disease has run its course in the absence of antimicrobial therapy. Rehydration can be accomplished by intravenous infusion of fluid in severe cases, or by oral rehydration with an oral rehydration solution

(ORS).L , , 1 Antimicrobial agents play a secondary but valuable role in therapy by decreasing the severity of illness and the duration of excretion of the organism. The drugs of choice are tetracycline, erythromycin, furazolidone, cotrimoxazole, norfloxacin, and ciprofloxacin. The hypoglycemia that is sometimes seen in pediatric patients should be treated with 25% or 50% glucose given intravenously.

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Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.

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