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Promoting hydration

A learning zone article helped Diane Taylor ensure patients achieve adequate daily fluid intake

As a third-year nursing student, I have completed many practice placements and have first-hand experience of why hydration is vital for patients. I have cared for older people with dementia or similar cognitive impairments, many of whom do not understand the importance of drinking regularly to maintain hydration.

Nursing Standard. 26, 49, 59-59. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.

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