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


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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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.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1750-8460 (print)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
R Medicine > RD Surgery
Organisations: Human Development & Health
ePrint ID: 348971
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February 2002Published
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2013 11:46
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 15:58
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/348971

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