What are some guidelines for measuring intake?
Premeasure fluids before consumed if possible.
Record ice chips as half their volume.
Fluid intake includes: liquid in prepared meals, soups, anything that melts at room temp, liquid medications, fluids used to take pills and capsules, IV fluids, enteral and parenteral nutrition fluids, Instillation into GI Tract, Bladder irrigation. p 937 vol 2