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Assessing fluid balanceSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 11 Mandy Sheppard, RGN, is a training and development consultant, Kent
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 03, PAGE NO: 38 Josef Brown, BSc, RMN, RGN, DipHE, is nurse lecturer; Glenn Marland, BEd, RMN, MN, RNT, DipN, PGCRM, is senior lecturer, both at the School of Health Studies, Crichton University Campus, Dumfries
SKILLS - FLUID BALANCESubscription
WHAT IS IT?
VOL: 100, ISSUE: 20, PAGE NO: 36
Dysphagia is an abnormality in swallowing and occurs in approximately 45 per cent of patients admitted to hospital with CVA (Royal College of Physicians, 2004).
Homeostasis - Part 4: fluid balanceSubscription
In this article, the last in a four-part series, we explore fluid maintenance with particular reference to disorders of the pituitary gland. Fluid management techniques and related nursing care are also covered.
Fluid balance can alter with disease and illness so it important to be aware of how much fluid is in the body, taking steps such as measuring urea and electrolytes levels
Hydration toolkit for nurses launchedSubscription
The RCN has published an online toolkit encouraging nurses to adopt the best hydration techniques.
Carbonated drinks should not be used to prevent dehydration in children with acute vomiting and diarrhoea, even if they have gone flat, warn UK researchers.
Flat drinks poor for rehydrationSubscription
Flat carbonated drinks do not prevent dehydration in children with acute vomiting and diarrhoea, warn researchers from Watford General Hospital in Hertfordshire.