Fluid balance

Welch, Kerry (2010) Fluid balance. Learning Disability in Practice, 13 (6). pp. 33-38. ISSN 1465-8712

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The author describes the signs, symptoms, causes and results of problems with the amount of fluid in the body. Monitoring fluid balance is particularly important when caring for people with cognitive, communication and physical disorders. She explains how various conditions can affect a person’s ability to maintain optimum hydration independently.

Keywords:fluid balance, Euvolaemia, hypovolaemia, homeostasis
Subjects:B Subjects allied to Medicine > B740 Adult Nursing
B Subjects allied to Medicine > B761 Learning Disability Nursing
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:12142
Deposited On:09 Oct 2013 16:50

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