Dear Nurses

Saturday, June 28, 2008

RECOGNIZING DEHYDRATION IN THE OUTDOORS


Dehydration in a dry climate like the desert may go unnoticed for many hours. In humid weather, sweating is obvious. This however, is not the case in a climate with low humidity,
like the desert.
Loss of body fluids through sweating is subtle and can be ignored until symptoms such as severe headache, muscle weakness and fatigue set in.
Enjoy learning more about the Clinical Setting.

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