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Question: FEN

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D5 ¼ NS is no longer recommended for maintenance fluids in hospitalized young infants. Why not?

D5 ¼ NS is no longer recommended because:
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pemsou5_wp • May 8, 2018


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  1. Kelly May 10, 2018 - 7:00 pm Reply

    A. It has been associated with hyponatremia. In contrast, use of excessive NS has been associated with hyperchloremic acidosis. Here’s another great Peds EM Morsel that addresses this issue http://pedemmorsels.com/maintenance-fluids/

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