Re: Intravenous fluid therapy for adults in hospital: summary of NICE guidance
The algorithms seem to be very useful as a first line approach to intravenous fluid therapy. Figure 1 will probably be widely distributed in wards.
Unfortunately there is a minor typing error in Figure 1, algorithm 3: The normal requirements of sodium, potassium, chloride should read 1 mmol/kg/day, not 1 mmol/L/kg/day.
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