Dehydration
Dehydration Lawyer in Philadelphia, PA

  • 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.