Letters Intravenous fluid replacement

Dangers of overhydration in children

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1569 (Published 19 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1569
  1. P Janos Baombe, emergency medicine consultant1
  1. 1Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
  1. baombejp{at}yahoo.co.uk

As opposed to my colleagues who work in developing countries,1 I encounter the problem of overhydration on almost a daily basis.

Overzealous intravenous fluid replacement therapy is …

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