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Should oral fluids be prescribed to at risk patients in hospital?


Do we not have fluid balance charts anymore? Many years on night shift, it was my job to add these up and report any imbalance at handover for the vulnerable patients (mainly elderly and those with IVIs or Catheters). If fluids refused (as is the patient's right) - this used to be logged on the chart as well. Its very basic - or am i missing something?

Posted date

13 July, 2012

Posted time

6:38 pm