Maintenance IV Fluids: Why Normal Saline Isn’t Normal and Free Water Isn’t Free
Session Type: On-demand
Topic(s): Hospital Medicine; Nephrology
The 2018 AAP clinical practice guideline on maintenance intravenous fluids (IVFs) recommends using isotonic IVF for most patients. This session will review recent evidence on IVF, particularly research published after the guideline; research gaps; and implementation lessons from the Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Network’s quality improvement project Standardization of Fluids in Inpatient settings.