Which physical findings indicate hydration in pediatric patients with fever?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Hina Z Ghory, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Hydration status is documented to include specific signs of dehydration such as dry mucous membranes, sunken fontanelle, absence of tears when crying, and/or a lack of urine output (by history).


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