Severe dehydration means:
Severe dehydration is a medical emergency and requires
emergency treatment. Call 911 or other emergency services immediately.
By the time a person becomes severely
dehydrated, there is no longer enough fluid in the body to carry enough blood
to vital organs. Shock, which is a life-threatening condition, can develop
May 2, 2011
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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