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Tag: Dehydration

Dehydration is described as ‘an excessive loss of water from body tissues’ and it also affects an imbalance of electrolytes in the body. It can be very dangerous and even fatal as most of the physiological systems in the body are dependent on water levels and the changes in concentrations of the electrolytes will disturb almost every vital function of the body.

Dehydration

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Essay on Caffeine Consumption

Nursing Essays

Caffeine is the most commonly consumed ‘drug' in the world that is said to have been discovered in the Paleolithic Period. It is found in basically everything that people consume including all types of food, soft drinks, energy drinks, coffee, tea, and chocolate. The purpose of caffeine is to help strengthen attentiveness and diminish exhaustion. ...

Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

Nursing People with Acute Conditions

Nursing Essays

Examine and reflect on a nursing problem relating to caring for a patient experiencing an acute condition The purpose of this essay is to provide a critical analysis and examine and reflect on a nurs...

Last modified: 4th May 2020

Impacts of Dehydration on the Body

Nursing Essays

Helen McHugh Why is dehydration and electrolyte imbalance a danger? Dehydration is described as ‘an excessive loss of water from body tissues’ (Mosby Elsevier, 2009) and it also affects an imba...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The mystery of the blue death

Nursing Essays

This report will look at the history of cholera and the similarities between the first outbreaks and now, and will also look at why there are still cholera outbreaks today. Other topics looked at inc...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Leading causes of morbidity and mortality

Nursing Essays

Abstract Background: Communicable diseases can be the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among population affected by major disasters or public health emergencies. Cyclone Nargis which was the ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Effect of Hydration on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate

Nursing Essays

Introduction Water is the key to all life; without it, life as we know it would not exist. So it is natural to believe that hydration should have an effect on blood pressure and heart rate, conside...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020