Basic Care and Comfort 1 (continued) – Nutrition and Oral Hydration

Oral Hydration —

Another necessary component for nutrition is of course, hydration.

Fluid volumes and deficits along with electrolytes are discussed in chapter 8 of Saunders.

A good example of intake and output calculations.

A slide presentation that is an overview of how fluids work in the body.
If you understand these concepts, everything else is easy relating to fluids in the body.

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(note you will need software to view the ppt.

Here is a pdf about the same topic if you’re having trouble viewing the ppt –

A video –

Note – fluid volume overload is on the right side of the page.

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