n South African Journal of Child Health - The Red Cross Children's Hospital Rehydration Unit - a 50-year review

Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1994-3032
  • E-ISSN: 1999-7671



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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