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Decubitus Ulcers and Dehydration

May 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Dehydration in Nursing Home / Hospital   |   0 Comment

Are decubitus ulcers and dehydration inextricably linked? The answer is yes.┬áH20 is the most plentiful component of the human body. Scientists estimate that the human body is 60% water. Water is found in every human cell, including (notably for decubitus ulcer prevention) skin cells. Without water, the human body suffers from dehydration. If organs, like […]

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