Fluid therapy in the emergency unit

  • RJ Diedericks

Abstract

Many children entering emergency units require immediate vascular access and intravenous fluid administration. Choosing the correct fluid and administering effective and safe amounts of fluid for resuscitation are important determinants of morbidity and mortality outcomes.

CME January 2013 Vol. 31 No. 1

Author Biography

RJ Diedericks
Department of Ambulatory and Emergency Paediatrics, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town
Published
2013-01-31
Section
Articles

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2078-5143
print ISSN: 0256-2170