Your Patient C S Is 78 Years Old Admitted To The Nursing Home You Work At With A Diagnosis Of
Your patient C.S is 78 years old. Admitted to the nursing home you work at, with a diagnosis of
dehydration. C.S., has been ordered to increase her oral fluid intake to 2500cc per day. When offering
her a glass of water, she pushes away your hand and says I hate water and I don’t drink it much. You
note that after one and a half days she has dry mucous membranes and poor skin tugor.
What do you assess for, what do you do after assessing. how do you do care plan for this scenerio