The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 45, Issue 5, pp 183–188 | Cite as

Fluid and electrolyte therapy in surgical neonates

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  • Krishna Yadav


Fluid and electrolyte therapy plays a major role in the successful outcome of neonatal surgery. Where hyperalimentation is not available and long term fluid therapy is required, repeated infusion with plasma, albumin and 10 per cent dextrose has proved helpful for restoration of serum proteins and energy.


Calcium Gluconate Duodenal Obstruction Deficit Fluid Neonatal Surgery Gastric Aspiration 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Krishna Yadav
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  1. 1.Chandigarh

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