Dehydration & Other Concerns of Water Intake in the Body


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Dehydration is defined as _____.

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1. Brian is being treated for dehydration. His doctor says he has equal loss of fluid and electrolytes. Which type of dehydration is Brian suffering from?

2. Tina is getting ready to run her first full marathon. She has trained for months and feels athletically prepared to run the race. She still worries about dehydration and is studying the signs of dehydration. All of the following are indicators of dehydration, EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Dehydration occurs when the body loses fluids, and this quiz/worksheet duo will help test your understanding of the process, types, and preventative measures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of the following items:

  • Time when intravenous rehydration is needed
  • Drowning's relation to dehydration
  • Definition of dehydration
  • 3 types of dehydration
  • Way to prevent dehydration

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nutrition lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concepts of dehydration in connection with drowning
  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained to identify the three types of dehydration

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Dehydration & Other Concerns of Water Intake in the Body. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains dehydration
  • Provides the 3 types of hydration
  • Defines electrolytes
  • Distinguishes between sensible and insensible dehydration
  • Gives the causes of dehydration
  • Highlights other influences on the amount of water in the body
  • Explains the prevention and treatment of dehydration