Fluid Balance in the Newborn
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.
KeywordsPermeability Hydration Respiration Diarrhea Dehydration
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