A multidisciplinary consensus on dehydration: definitions, diagnostic methods and clinical implications
Lacey J, Corbett J, Forni L, Hooper L, Hughes F, Minto G, Moss C, Price S, Whyte G, Woodcock T, Mythen M, Montgomery H. Ann Med. 2019 May – Jun;51(3-4):232-251. doi: 10.1080/07853890.2019.1628352. Epub 2019 Jun 17.
Twelve experts worked on a modified Delphi process to address the definition of dehydration, objective markers of dehydration, and physiologic impact of dehydration and patient outcomes. The authors developed 15 consensus statements and 7 research recommendations.