The lack of knowledge about the milk and food intake will result in imbalanced nutrition; the child will receive less than the body requirements. A child with diarrhea can have his normal amount of meal and can drink milk to avoid dehydration.
The Rationale: Patient with acute gastroenteritis usually results in dehydration. Patient was given ORS to prevent dehydration. The oral rehydration salt replaces the lost fluid and electrolytes in the body due to diarrhoea. However, lack of response to fluid administration will raise the suspicion of alternative or concurrent diagnoses, including septic shock and metabolic, cardiac, or neurologic disorders.