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Perioperative Fluid Management

  • Davinia E. Withington
Part of the Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain in Neonates and Children book series (AICPNC)


Correct management of perioperative fluids can make the difference between good and bad outcomes in pediatric anesthesia. Effective correction of preoperative fluid deficits, including those due to hemorrhage or vomiting, combined with careful maintenance and replacement of ongoing losses, will ensure that a stable child arrives in the recovery room or pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).


Basal Metabolic Rate Hydroxyethyl Starch Rest Energy Expenditure Hypotonic Solution Allogenic Blood Transfusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davinia E. Withington
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaMontreal Children’s HospitalMontrealCanada

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