- Dehydration increases the resident's risk for falls, kidney failure, bedsores, swelling of the brain, shock, coma and even death.
- Dehydration is an easily preventable but potentially fatal medical condition that happens when nursing home residents do not get enough fluids.
- Signs and symptoms of dehydration include a dry mouth or lips, a swollen tongue, fatigue, dizziness and confusion.
- Dehydration is often just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect.
Consult Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer at Churchill Huston Law, LLC.