Category list : Hydration
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Oral nutritional supplements help to improve patients’ calorific intake. A poster campaign was launched to boost nurses’ knowledge of how to use these products
Improving the hydration of hospital patientsSubscription
A hands-free drinks system can help to reduce patient dehydration in acute settings
'I am convinced that my drinking aid will help nurses enhance hydration, patient dignity and quality of care'Subscription
Naomi Campbell is convinced her invention will put an end to avoidable dehydration
Putting weekly research into practice …
Using red jugs to improve hydrationSubscription
An innovative yet simple approach to reduce the risk of dehydration in inpatients
Reports have highlighted concerns that patients are not receiving enough fluids in hospital, but simple routine tasks present an ideal opportunity to tackle dehydration
Measuring and managing fluid balanceSubscription
Assessing hydration status and measuring fluid balance can ensure optimal hydration
Dehydration: why is it still a problem?Subscription
The effects of dehydration and why prevention is not as straightforward as it seems
“Drinking four to six mugs of tea a day is as good for keeping you hydrated as a litre of water,” reported the Daily Mail. It said the finding disproves “the idea that regular tea drinking can dehydrate the body because of its caffeine content”.
Hundreds in care homes die of dehydration Subscription
Statistics show that more than 650 elderly residents have died of dehydration in the past five years.