Perioperative Fluid Therapy

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Authors: Knighton, J. and Smith, G.B.

Journal: Anaesthesia & intensive care medicine

Volume: 4

Pages: 324-326

ISSN: 1472-0299

DOI: 10.1383/anes.4.10.324.27317

During the perioperative period, many pathophysiological changes occur that alter the normal efficiency of fluid homeostasis. Despite this, perioperative fluid prescription is often poor, being based on an insufficient knowledge of water and electrolyte requirements and distribution.

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