The EHI has sponsored free access to the HOOP prospective cohort study paper (Hydration and Outcome in Older Patients admitted to hospital), which has just been published in Age and Ageing. The study aimed to investigate the prevalence of hyperosmolar dehydration in hospitalised older adults (aged over 65) admitted as an emergency, and to assess the impact on short-term – as well as long-term – outcomes.
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The EHI has launched the second in its series of science study dossiers, intended to provide science in a more digestible format. The new dossier focuses on the HOOP prospective cohort study.
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“Hydration for elderly people” explores the special considerations related to hydration in older people, including why elderly people can have an increased risk of dehydration. It also offers practical advice to help keep elderly people well hydrated.