Dear Nurses

Saturday, June 28, 2008

KNOWING HOW TO AVOID DEHYDRATION


Walking outdoors in a desert climate may lead to dehydration, if the necessary preparation is not made. Here are some helpful suggestions to help prevent dehydration:
- wearing light colored clothing that does not absorb heat
- protecting the head with a hat or cap
- avoiding walking at the hottest time of day, when the sun is high
- adequate fluids, especially ones that replace electrolytes
- making use of foods like bananas to replace potassium**
- a little salt in juice, if no sports drinks available
Enjoy learning more about the Clinical Setting.
 ** Sessions 24

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