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2006-04-19 16:50:00

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Giving the anti-vomiting drug Zofran to children dehydrated by viral gastroenteritis helps them recover, but emergency room doctors may be overusing the quick-dissolving tablets, according to a study released on Wednesday. Over 1.5 million emergency room visits a year are due to childhood gastroenteritis. Doctors encourage dehydrated children admitted to emergency rooms with a "bug" to drink an electrolyte solution. But many are vomiting, so they can't keep it...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'