Fluid and electrolyte therapy: A primer

Aaron Friedman

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The prescription of fluid therapy in pediatrics is a common clinical event. The foundations that underpin such therapy should be understood by all clinicians involved in the short-term care of children. This article describes some important basic principles of fluid management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)843-846
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Nephrology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2010


  • Fluid and electrolyte management
  • Maintenance fluid therapy
  • Restoration fluid therapy


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