Dehydration and Fluid Maintenance

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This session will review the scientific and clinical rationale for permitting the consumption of water in selected patients with dysphagia (so-called "free-water protocols"). The presenter will outline the process of implementing such a...
Set of three Clinical Practice Guidelines: Altered Nutritional Status , Dehydration and Fluid Maintenance , and Gastrointestinal Disorders . Hard Copy incl. free electronic copy Electronic Copy* Member $86 $69 Non-Member $118 $94 Click here to...
January 30, 2015
The challenge is admittedly biased to make one hate thickened liquids. Participants have to thicken everything they drink with corn starch until it resembles honey in consistency.
This CPG offers a structured approach to the recognition, assessment, treatment, and monitoring of dehydration and fluid and electrolyte imbalances and acknowledges the ethical implications of this condition for patients, their families, and the...
Policy I-00 Becomes Policy March 2000 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA should develop model clinical guidelines for the prevention, ongoing monitoring, and management of dehydration and fecal impaction; and be it further RESOLVED, that AMDA...
Resolution A02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to develop a position statement to educate and guide physicians and the public regarding the apparent lack of benefit and potential burden of implementing artificial nutrition and hydration in...