Dehydration costs lives, dollars

October 1994
Nation's Health;Oct94, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p11
Discusses results of the study `The Burden and Outcomes Associated with Dehydration Among Elderly Persons,' an article which documents dehydration's significant effects on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries. Number of Medicare patients who were hospitalized with dehydration as a principal diagnosis in 1991; Other aspects.


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