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Dr. Michael DePietro
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Artificial Hydration And Nutrition (Overview)

I believe what you are asking is what is peripheral nutrition. Tpn (total parenteral nutrition) is the process of giving nutrients in their simplest form intravenously. This is usually done when the bowels can not be used, either temporarily or permanently (less common).


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What is the definition or description of: artificial hydration and nutrition?

What is the definition or description of: artificial hydration and nutrition?

TPN: I believe what you are asking is what is peripheral nutrition. Tpn (total parenteral nutrition) is the process of giving nutrients in their simplest form intravenously. This is usually done when the bowels can not be used, either temporarily or permanently (less common). ...Read more

Dr. Michael DePietro
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Artificial Hydration And Nutrition (Overview)

I believe what you are asking is what is peripheral nutrition. Tpn (total parenteral nutrition) is the process of giving nutrients in their simplest form intravenously. This is usually done when the bowels can not be used, either temporarily or permanently (less common).


Dr. Bernard Godley Dr. Godley
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Artificial hydration and nutrition (Tip)

Avoid fruit and fruit juices. Both contain a lot of sugar and are nutritionally unnecessary. ...See more

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How do I know if im hydrated?

How do I know if im hydrated?

Colorless urine: You urine color is a good indication of hydration status. The less hydrated you are, the more yellow your urine is. If you are well hydrated, urine is pale yellow to colorless. ...Read more

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How do I keep my baby hydrated?

How do I keep my baby hydrated?

Feed them : Breast milk and formula are perfectly designed to meet both fluid and caloric requirements. So if you are feeding your baby and they are happy, making tears, and wetting a goodly number of diapers then they are well hydrated. At times of water loss, such as fever or diarrhea, then pedialyte makes a good temporary rehydration solution. Water can do too in smaller amounts. ...Read more

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What should I do to stay hydrated?

Drink adequate: Fluids for your activity level and for the environment you are in. ...Read more

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What are the best sources of hydration?

What are the best sources of hydration?

Water from foods/wat: Best source of hydration is water in food we consume and water we drink in people to maitain hydration other sources are fruit juices fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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How do I make sure my baby is hydrated?

How do I make sure my baby is hydrated?

Look for "fluid-ity": Good urine output, acting vigorous, moist mouth and eyes, real tears when crying - these are all signs to suggest adequate hydration. Your pediatrician can help you know for sure. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hydration?

What is the definition or description of: hydration?

Hydration: Hydration simply means increasing fluid intake whether its by you drinking more fluid or IV fluids administered. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a disc has loss of hydration?

What does it mean when a disc has loss of hydration?

Common: Unfortunately, it is a common change with aging, and some of us are genetically predisposed to have more rapid and/or more pronounced disc dessication than others. Remaining active & hydrated help some. Others recommend periodic inversion (hanging upside down) to "stretch" the discs & encourage uptake of fluids/nutrients--? If works, but helps w/discomfort in some and has little (upside-)downside. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for your body to get hydrated?

How long does it usually take for your body to get hydrated?

Hydrated: It starts immediately when you start drinking fluid. It will depend on how dehydrated you mean. The more weight you have lost the longer it will take. Let's chat and I can discuss exactly what you mean and I can better help YOU! ...Read more

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What is a good way to stay hydrated when doing a century ride?

What is a good way to stay hydrated when doing a century ride?

Hydration backpack.: There are many styles of hydration backpackes to select from. ...Read more

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What should I do if my child cannot keep hydration fluid down?

What should I do if my child cannot keep hydration fluid down?

Dehydration: Make sure that your baby is well hydrated you can try with small amount of fluids every 15 minutes and if your baby does not tolerate please take him to the doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause someone to all of a sudden have problems staying hydrated to the point it effects the bp?

What would cause someone to all of a sudden have problems staying hydrated to the point it effects the bp?

Multiple causes: Sudden dehydration may be sign of a variety of illnesses, in order of frequency: excessive exercise, allergic reactions, internal hemorrhage, use of diuretics, heart diseases (complete heart block, eisenmenger's syndrome), days after a major surgery, and a rare poisonous like snake bite. With your history of heart disease start by seeing your cardiologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How can I stay hydrated during a run?

How can I stay hydrated during a run?

Fluids while running: One can carry a water bottle (awkward) or invest in one of those hydration backpacks that have tube from backpack fluid supply (water, sports drink, vitamin water, mineral water) to/near mouth so one can drink when desired. Running at times of day when the heat & humidity (or heat index) are in a comfortable range will help the body's cooling system work more effectively. ...Read more

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Best drink to help you stay hydrated?

Best drink to help you stay hydrated?

WATER!!!: Nothing beats good old water for hydration. Sports drinks don't hydrate any better, though you might drink more of them because of the sweetness- but the sugar is not good for you. If sweating a lot, sports drinks do have electrolytes, but you can get those from having salt and fruits. Some special forms of water like "microwater" are thought to be more hydrating than others. See comment for more:. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Berry
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Hydration (Definition)

Hydration simply means increasing fluid intake whether its by you drinking more fluid ...Read more