Community Health Worker Manual/Diarrhea/Treatment Overview/First Principle -- Keep Giving Liquids/ORS/Preparation
- Put 4 glasses of clean, boiled water in a jug.
- Wait till the water cools to room temperature
- Put in one packet of ORS solution and stir
- 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