Oral hydration in older adults: greater awareness is needed in preventing, recognizing, and treating dehydration.

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Maintaining adequate fluid balance is an essential component of health at every stage of life. Age-related changes make older adults more vulnerable to shifts in water balance that can result in overhydration or, more frequently, dehydration. This article reviews age-related changes, risk factors, assessment measures, and nursing interventions for… (More)

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