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Saline or Hartmann's solution: is it still a controversy?

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Anaesthetists and other clinicians have long debated the relative merits of using Hartmann’s (or lactated Ringer’s) solution instead of normal saline during operations. Until recently there have only been case reports that have highlighted the possibility of a ‘dilutional acidosis’ occurring when saline was used to replace massive blood loss.

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Stephens, Robert and Grocott, Mike (2002) Saline or Hartmann's solution: is it still a controversy? British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 63, (2), p. 124. (PMID:11902089).

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Published date: February 2002
Organisations: Human Development & Health


Local EPrints ID: 348971
ISSN: 1750-8460
PURE UUID: 340cc0c7-ede3-4220-bace-f88b62c3a4d8

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Date deposited: 27 Feb 2013 11:46
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 04:46

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Author: Robert Stephens
Author: Mike Grocott

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