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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:

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

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