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Am Fam Physician. 2019;99(12):732

Incorrect amount listed in table. The article “Gastroenteritis in Children” (February 1, 2019, p. 159) contained an error in the last column of row two of Table 4 (page 162). The table incorrectly identified the amount of oral rehydration solution (ORS) to give in the first four hours for children weighing 5 to 7.9 kg (11 lb to 17 lb, 7 oz) as 200 to 400 mL rather than 400 to 600 mL. Table 4 is reprinted below and the online version of the article has been corrected.

Weight*Age*Approximate amount of ORS (mL) to give in the first four hours
Less than 5 kg (11 lb)Younger than four months200 to 400
5 to 7.9 kg (11 lb to 17 lb, 7 oz)Four to 11 months400 to 600
8 to 10.9 kg (17 lb, 10 oz to 24 lb)12 to 23 months600 to 800
11 to 15.9 kg (24 lb, 4 oz to 35 lb)Two to four years800 to 1,200
16 to 29.9 kg (35 lb, 4 oz to 65 lb, 15 oz)Five to 14 years1,200 to 2,200
30 kg (66 lb, 2 oz) or more15 years or older2,200 to 4,000

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