IV fluid use in children at DFTB17

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This talk was recorded live on the second day of science at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you think you have what it takes to speak at DFTB18 then get in touch at hello@dontforgetthebubbles.com

Sarah  is a General Paediatrician working at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, and is the Clinical Lead of the Short Stay Unit. During her PhD, she was the lead investigator on the PIMS (Paediatric Intravenous Maintenance Solution) study: a large, randomised controlled trial comparing isotonic and hypotonic fluids for maintenance hydration in children. The study findings have led to practice change, both in Australia and internationally. 

McNab S, Duke T, South M, Babl FE, Lee KJ, Arnup SJ, Young S, Turner H, Davidson A. 140 mmol/L of sodium versus 77 mmol/L of sodium in maintenance intravenous fluid therapy for children in hospital (PIMS): a randomised controlled double-blind trial. The Lancet. 2015 Apr 3;385(9974):1190-7.

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