Fluid Balance in the Newborn

  • Eduardo Bancalari
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 5)


The balance of fluids and electrolytes is easily disturbed in the neonate because of the anatomical and functional peculiarities of the newborn (1–2). Some of these disturbances may lead to serious complications such as intracranial hemorrhage, persistent ductus arteriosus or chronic lung disease.


Premature Infant Patent Ductus Arteriosus Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Persistent Ductus Arteriosus Functional Peculiarity 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publisher, The Hague 1982

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