Category list : Hydration
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Using red jugs to improve hydrationSubscription
An innovative yet simple approach to reduce the risk of dehydration in inpatients
#NTtwitchat clinical debate: nutrition and hydration VideoSubscription
Missed our clincal #NTtwitchat on nutrition and hydration hosted by Liz Evans from National Nurses Nutrition Group and Naomi Campbell from Cornwall Hydration Project? Read the summary here
The Northumbria Assessment of Hydration is a simple protocol for assessing the risk of dehydration in older people and ensuring they drink enough
A SCUBA diving emergencySubscription
This SCUBA diver surfaced with memory loss and became unresponsive.
A strategy to reduce avoidable pressure ulcersSubscription
Nurses have a role to play in monitoring the success of strategies to reduce avoidable pressure ulcers and to provide accountability and maintain motivation
At least 1,000 hospital patients in England die each month from avoidable kidney problems, researchers have found.
Perhaps one of the most distressing images to emerge from the Francis report into care failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust in 2013 was the image of patients so thirsty that they were drinking dirty water out of flower vases.
Assessing fluid balanceSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 11 Mandy Sheppard, RGN, is a training and development consultant, Kent
Nutritional deficiencies are one of the risk factors for developing pressure ulcers. As part of the Stop the Pressure campaign, NHS Improvement has published useful resources to help staff reduce patients’ risk
This article outlines the procedure for helping patients to eat at mealtimes. It highlights the importance of monitoring food and fluid intake and the need for accurate documentation