Maintenance fluids

Cite this article as:
Anders, M. Maintenance fluids, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3901

Maintenance fluid [ml/hr] requirements for ≤10 kg:

Wt / kg357910
Active1220283640
Inactive610141820
Feveradd 10 % for every 1 o Celsius
Hypothermiadeduct 12 % for every 1o Celsius
30 % post OP Cardiac Day 14691213
50 % post OP Cardiac Day 2610141820
Burnsadd 4 % for every 1 % burnt (day 1)
add 2 % for every 1 % brunt (day 2)

Maintenance fluid [ml/hr] requirements for ≥11 kg & <20 kg

Wt / kg1113151720
Active4246505460
Inactive2123252730
Feveradd 10 % for every 1 o Celsius
Hypothermiadeduct 12 % for every 1o Celsius
30 % post OP Cardiac Day 11415171820
50 % post OP Cardiac Day 22123252730
Burnsadd 4 % for every 1 % burnt (day 1)
add 2 % for every 1 % brunt (day 2)

Maintenance fluid [ml/hr] requirements for ≥21 kg:

Wt / kg2130405060
Active61708090100
Inactive3035404550
Feveradd 10 % for every 1 o Celsius
Hypothermiadeduct 12 % for every 1o Celsius
30 % post OP Cardiac Day 12023273033
50 % post OP Cardiac Day 23035404550
Burnsadd 4 % for every 1 % burnt (day 1)
add 2 % for every 1 % brunt (day 2)

 


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