Charles C. J. Carpenter, M.D.; R. Bradley Sack, M.D.; Sam A. Wells, M.D.; Peter E. Dans, M.D.; Rabindra N. Chaudhuri
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An effective fluid repletion regimen for treatment of Asiatic cholera has previously been delineated. During the 1963 and 1964 epidemics in Calcutta, a series of carefully controlled studies were carried out in order to (1) clarify the role of antibiotics in the treatment of cholera; (2) compare the relative efficacy of lactate and bicarbonate in correcting the acidosis; and (3) determine a practical means of estimating intravenous fluid requirements of cholera patients in epidemic situations. The studies included 120 hypotensive adult males, all of whom were treated by a basic fluid repletion regimen of isotonic saline and isotonic sodium lactate
Charles C. J. Carpenter, R. Bradley Sack, Sam A. Wells, Peter E. Dans, Rabindra N. Chaudhuri. Therapeutic Studies in Asiatic Cholera.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:1090–1091. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-5-1090_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(5):1090-1091.
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