No Signs of Dehydration
Bring the infant to the nearest facility where IV fluids can be given.
Supervise the mother in giving 200 to 400 ml. of Oresol in 4 hours.
Give the infant’s mother instructions on home management.
Keep the infant in your health center for close observation.
Bring Baby Rev to the nearest hospital for further assessment.
Bring Baby Rev to the health center for intravenous fluid therapy.
.Bring Baby Rev to the health center for assessment by the physician.
Let Baby Rev rest for 10 minutes then continue giving Oresol more slowly.
Inability to drink
High grade fever
Signs of severe dehydration
Cough for more than 30 days
Refer the child urgently to a hospital for confinement.
Coordinate with the social worker to enroll the child in a feeding program
Make a teaching plan for the mother, focusing on menu planning for her child.
Assess and treat the child for health problems like infections and intestinal parasitism.
Do a tourniquet test.
Ask where the family resides.
Get a specimen for blood smear.
Ask if the fever is present everyday.
Severe febrile disease
Insert an NGT and give fluids per NGT.
Instruct the mother to give the child Oresol.
Start the patient on intravenous fluids STAT.
Refer the client to the physician for appropriate management.
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