The Effects of a Fluid Intake Intervention for Elders in Long-term Care Hospitals

  title={The Effects of a Fluid Intake Intervention for Elders in Long-term Care Hospitals},
  author={S. Kim and M. H. Lee and J. H. Kang and S. H. Jeong},
Purpose: This study was done to evaluate the effects of a fluid intake intervention on increasing fluid intake and ameliorating dehydration status in elders admitted to long-term care hospitals. Methods: A nonequivalent control group, pretest and posttest design was used. The experimental group of 39 participants received the 4-week intervention while the control group of 38 participants received routine care. Outcome variables were daily fluid intake and physiological indexes such as blood… Expand
4 Citations


BMI, Depression, and Fluid Deficit in Hospitalized Elders
  • 4
  • Highly Influential
[A study on fluid intake among nursing home residents].
  • 8
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Hydration and Acute Confusion in Long-Term Care Residents
  • 33
  • PDF
Reducing Hydration-Linked Events in Nursing Home Residents
  • 70
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Monitoring Hydration Status in Elderly Veterans
  • 45
A typology of oral hydration problems exhibited by frail nursing home residents.
  • J. Mentes
  • Medicine
  • Journal of gerontological nursing
  • 2006
  • 71
  • Highly Influential
Use of a Urine Color Chart to Monitor Hydration Status in Nursing Home Residents
  • 65
Urinary indices during dehydration, exercise, and rehydration.
  • 371