Detecting and treating dehydration in hospitalized patients is critical because of the adverse outcomes associated with this condition. Using a case-control design, this study estimated the incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of dehydration in hospitalized [...]
Seven aquaporin water channels are expressed in human kidneys, and they have key roles in maintaining body water homeostasis. Impairment of their function can result in nephrogenic diabetes insipidus and other water-balance disorders. A lot [...]
IS THERE STILL A ROLE FOR MEASURING SERUM UREA IN AN AGE OF EGFR? EVIDENCE OF ITS USE WHEN ASSESSING PATIENT HYDRATION.
BACKGROUND: With the current practice of using estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) for the assessment of renal function, serum urea is arguably a redundant test. However, with little evidence, it is purported that urea can [...]
The objective of this study was to evaluate the utility of ultrasound velocity (UV) to detect changes in the hydration status of wrestlers after undergoing acute dehydration and a 2-hour rehydration period. Forty-seven NCAA wrestlers [...]