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  • Dehydration

    Dehydration is the state where the body does not have as much fluid as it should to carry out its normal functions. 

    Dehydration occurs when the amount of water leaving the body is greater than the amount being taken in, and dehydration can be caused by losing too much fluid, not drinking enough fluids, or both. The elderly and those with illnesses are at higher risk for developing dehydration.

    Dehydration is classified as mild, moderate, or severe based on how much of the body's fluid is lost, and when severe, dehydration is an emergency.

    A decrease in skin turgor is a late sign of dehydration. A decrease in skin turgor is noted when the skin (on the forearm or back of the hand for an adult and on the abdomen for a child) is pulled up for a few seconds and does not return immediately to its original position. 

     

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