What Is Normal Fluid Intake and Output?

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Normal fluid intake and output is a concept that that the amount of fluid lost from the body is equal to the amount of fluid taken in. Fluid intake and output varies with the individual. It depends on the environment and condition of the subject.
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Average daily intake for an adult is 1200-1500 ml and the output should be equivalent to the intake. The partial answer of 1200-1500 ml seems to only address intake of oral fluids
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1. Begin the fluid intake and output by recording all fluids in intravenous bags, Foley catheter bags and drainage bags. If the patient eats or drinks by mouth, record the amount
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They're the same as for anyone else. The problem with the elderly is they tend to become dehydrated because they often drink less than younger people particularly when hospitalized,
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The result when output of body fluids
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