Hypodermoclysis to treat dehydration: a review of the evidence.

Abstract

Dehydration is a serious acute condition in older adults associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Hypodermoclysis (HDC; the infusion of fluids into the subcutaneous tissue) can provide an alternative to intravenous (i.v.) rehydration of older adults. This article reviews the relevant literature on the use of HDC to treat mild to moderate… (More)

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@article{Remington2007HypodermoclysisTT, title={Hypodermoclysis to treat dehydration: a review of the evidence.}, author={Ruth Remington and Todd Hultman}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={2007}, volume={55 12}, pages={2051-5} }