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Oral rehydration: measuring what matters
  1. A. R. Michell1
  1. 1Department of Biochemical Pharmacology, Harvey Research Institute, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School (Queen Mary College), Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ
  1. e-mail: bobmichell{at}


Progress in veterinary medicine is usually driven by advances originating from the much larger biomedical research community. However, the reverse can also be true, and this needs to be more widely acknowledged, argues Bob Michell, who discusses oral rehydration as an example

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