Use the principles described in Fluids basics to approach this problem logically. Go back to those pages to look things up when necessary.
A 62 year old man is 2 days post-colectomy. He is euvolaemic, and is allowed to drink 500ml. His urine output is 63 ml/hour. Questions:
- How much IV fluid does he need today?
- What type of IV fluid does he need ? (How much of each)
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