David could have died of thirst ... yet he never felt thirsty
Because this patient with diabetes insipidus lacked a normal thirst drive, he faced the risk of severe dehydration every day. Here's how skilled nursing intervention helped him improve his prognosis.
Dehydration (Physiology); Diabetes; Diabetes -- Complications; Patient education; Thirst; Vasopressin
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Nephrology | Nursing | Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
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Yucha, C. B.,
David could have died of thirst ... yet he never felt thirsty.