Intended for healthcare professionals


Intravenous fluid therapy for adults in hospital: summary of NICE guidance

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 23 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7624

In this Practice article by Smita Padhi and colleagues (BMJ 2013;347:f7073, doi:10.1136/bmj.f7073) the figure (algorithms for intravenous fluid therapy) contained an error. In algorithm 3 the normal requirements of sodium, potassium, and chloride should read 1 mmol/kg/day [not 1 mmol/L/kg/day]. The correct figure is provided here.


Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346: f7624

View Abstract