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Inadequate Fluid Intake in Long Term Care Residents: Prevalence and Determinants (2018)

Namasivayam-MacDonald, A. M., Slaughter, S. E., Morrison, J., Steele, C. M., Carrier, N., Lengyel, C., & Keller, H. H. (2018). Inadequate fluid intake in long term care residents: Prevalence and determinants. Geriatric Nursing, 39(3), 330-335.

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Dehydration is estimated to affect more than half of long-term care (LTC) residents because of reduced fluid intake. It is recommended that older adults consume 3700 mL (125 fl oz) for men and 2700 mL (91 fl oz) for women of water daily. This study f ...

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