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Electrolyte disturbance in fluid administration

2 Apr, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

A telephone survey of 17 hospitals revealed some potentially alarming use of fluids which might lead to electrolyte disturbances, mostly hyponatraemia and hypokalaemia. Here.

There’s also a review by Coulthard here on the pros and cons of using 0.45% saline instead of 0.18% saline, in the same issue of ADC.

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