Your Patient C S Is 78 Years Old Admitted To The Nursing Home You Work At With A Diagnosis Of

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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

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