Prevention of Dehydration in Geriatric Patients in Long-Term Care: Guidelines

( Last Updated : June 28, 2017)
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  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the prevention and identification of dehydration in geriatric patients in long-term care?

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Five systematic reviews (two with meta-analyses) and three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding hydration management procedures or dehydration assessment for geriatric patients in the long-term care setting.