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A team of students devised a way to easily identify dehydration risk and fluid restriction

A team of students devised a way to easily identify patients at risk of dehydration or on fluid restriction

  • Dehydration can cause kidney injury and lead to acute kidney failure
  • The Team Hydr8 innovation uses yellow lids on water jug to identify patients at risk
  • The initiative is being taken up by hospitals in Sheffield and Jersey

Dehydration was a factor in the deaths of 429 hospital patients in England and Wales, according to latest figures.

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