Fluid of Choice in Severe Acute Gastroenteritis?

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Choice of fluid My opinion says it is irrelevant to select You have to treat as per loss of electrolytes and not as per choice You have to consider the clinical status and vitals of pt Remember the comorbidies like diabetes and hypertension etc while infusing fluid Thus it is not correct to suggest particular fluid which can be RL NS DNS DEXTROSE ISOLYTE OR EVEN BT

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Ringer Lactate. Its a mixture of sodium chloride, sodium lactate, potassium chloride, and calcium chloride in water. It is used for replacing fluids and electrolytes in those who have low blood volume or low blood pressure.

I V RL ,DNS . Maintain electrolytes balance. Keep watch on Input and out put. Requirement of calories must be looked out regularly

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IV RL ..

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Deficit fluid 1/3 rd G DW 2/3 G N S in 1 st 6 hrs then R L as maintenance fluid in 18 hrs

ADVISABLE AS. PER. THE. MEDICAL HISTORY. OF THE. CONCERNED. PATIENT....

In dehydration due to gastroenteritis, both water and electrolyte replacement is essential, and non-ORS solution fluids do not usually contain appropriate constituents. ORS solution was considered the appropriate fluid for oral rehydration.

RL inf.

Intravenous RL .

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