The consultant who originally made the diagnosis of PSP has recently said that my friend is now at the end stage and that UTI’s are a particular risk. Her family and carer are doing all they can to encourage her to drink plenty of fluid but given the constraints of the condition this is only meeting with limited success. My friend does not want a PEG or to extend her life. Whilst I understand and support her view I wonder if there is anything that could be done to increase her liquid intake and so improve the quality of the life she has left ? In particular I wonder if anyone has experience of using a drip for the purpose of increasing fluid uptake in such circumstances ? Thank you for any experience or advice you can pass on.
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