Dehydration is a state of negative fluid balance; strictly defined as free water deficiency
The two types of dehydration:
Intake (including description and amoun...
Oral rehydration is the first-line treatment in dehydrated children. If this is unsuccessful, use IV rehydration. If IV unobtainable, nasogastric (NG) rehydration can be ...
If mild to moderate dehydration, the patient may be mobile without restrictions, although watch for orthostasis/falls.
If moderate to severe ...
E87.1 Hypo-osmolality and hyponatremia
276.1 Hyposmolality and/or hyponatremia
34095006 dehydration (disorder)
Dehydration is the result of a negative fluid balance and is a common cause of hospitalization in both children and the elderly.
Begin by assessing the level of dehydration and determin...
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