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Mild Dehydration

3 – 5%

Thirsty

Normal Pulse

Normal respiratory rate

Irritable & fussy

Alert

Urine output (UOP) mildly decreased

Capillary refill > 2 sec

Mucous membranes normal to sticky

Tears present

Anterior fontanel normal

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Moderate Dehydration

6 – 10%

Moderate thirst

Slight increase

Slight tachypnea

Lethargic but arousable

Sunken fontanels, sunken eyes

Decreased UOP, and concentrated urine 1.020 – 1.030

Capillary refill 2 – 4 sec.

Dry mucous membranes

Tears decreased

Anterior fontanel normal to sunken

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Severe Dehydration

10%

Intense thirst

Tachycardic, weak thready pulse

Rapid, deep respiratory rate (Hyperpnea)

Not arousable, gray, clammy

Marked sunken fontanels and eyes

No UOP, and if any with specific gravity of > 1.030

Capillary refill > 4 sec

Skin turgor with tenting; skin cool and mottled

Parched mucous membranes

Absent tears

Anterior fontanel sunken