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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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

CADTH, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, as a part of their Rapid Response service, developed a synthesis and summary of pre-existing guidelines on the topic of dehydration prevention in geriatric patients living in LTC.

This Rapid Response report summarizes four guidelines on the topic of dehydration prevention in long-term care that were identified as being evidence-based. This Rapid Response document was completed in July 2014 and includes summaries of guidelines from the last five years only. From this report you are also able to full-text of the guidelines that are summarized.

This resource can be accessed by clicking here:

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