n South African Journal of Child Health - The Red Cross Children's Hospital Rehydration Unit - a 50-year review
|Article Title||The Red Cross Children's Hospital Rehydration Unit - a 50-year review|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Child Health|
|Author||Malcolm Bowie, Tony Westwood and John Ireland|
|Publication Date||Jan 2007|
|Pages||26 - 32|
|Keyword(s)||50-year review, Innovation and research, Patient admissions, Red Cross Children's Hospital, Reduction in gastroenteritis mortality and Rehydration unit|
Although Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital (RCCH) is renowned for its achievements in many branches of specialist paediatrics, one non-specialist service has provided care in extraordinary circumstances for hundreds of thousands of children. The Rehydration Unit for the management and treatment of infantile gastroenteritis (GE) has a 50-year history of adaptation and innovation in changing and demanding circumstances.
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