Proceedings Hydration and Hyperhydration Issues Concerning Operation Desert Shield Held in San Diego, California on 5-6 November 1990
Final rept. for period ending Nov 1990
NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA
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The conference was organized to address two issues that were raised as a result of Operation Desert Shield. The first deals with a short-term study to determine if there is a more appropriate fluid than water to keep military menwomen hydrated while on exercises in the desert environment. The second deals with a long-term study to determine the most effective means to hyperhydrate a soldier to provide himher with increased performance and survivability in extended desert operations. The conference was divided into five parts 1 Introduction and background 2 Discussion on immediately available replacement fluids procedures 3 Scenarios for small operational mission groups 4 Possible collaborative effort to deliver hyperhydration procedures and 5 The role of the Naval Health Research Center in coordinating short- and long-term studies.
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