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Diseases » Dehydration » Summary
 

What is Dehydration?

What is Dehydration?

Dehydration is an abnormal condition in which the body's cells are deprived of an adequate amount of water. ...more »

  • Dehydration: Loss of fluids in the body.
  • Dehydration: The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Dehydration: dryness resulting from the removal of water.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Dehydration: Introduction

Types of Dehydration:

Broader types of Dehydration:

How serious is Dehydration?

Complications of Dehydration: see complications of Dehydration

What causes Dehydration?

Causes of Dehydration: see causes of Dehydration
Risk factors for Dehydration: see risk factors for Dehydration

What are the symptoms of Dehydration?

Symptoms of Dehydration: see symptoms of Dehydration

Complications of Dehydration: see complications of Dehydration

Dehydration: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Dehydration.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Dehydration.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Dehydration: see treatments for Dehydration
Alternative treatments for Dehydration: see alternative treatments for Dehydration
Research for Dehydration: see research for Dehydration

Society issues for Dehydration


Hospitalization statistics for Dehydration: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Dehydration:

  • 0.07% (8,833) of hospital consultant episodes were for volume depletion in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 73% of hospital consultant episodes for volume depletion required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 37% of hospital consultant episodes for volume depletion were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 63% of hospital consultant episodes for volume depletion were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for volume depletion required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 13.9 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for volume depletion in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for volume depletion in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Dehydration

Main name of condition: Dehydration

Other names or spellings for Dehydration:

Water depletion Source - Diseases Database

Desiccation
Source - WordNet 2.1

Dehydration: Related Conditions

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