Maintenance Fluid Requirements - iv maintenance for adults

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1 Recommendations | Intravenous fluid therapy in adults in hospital | Guidance | NICE iv maintenance for adults


1.1.3 When prescribing IV fluids, remember the 5 Rs: Resuscitation, Routine maintenance, Replacement, Redistribution and Reassessment.

Prescribe by adding to or subtracting from routine maintenance, adjusting for all 'Intravenous fluid therapy in adults in hospital', NICE clinical guideline 174.

Intravenous fluid therapy for routine maintenance refers to the provision of IV fluids and without increasing the risk of volume overload in hospitalised adults ?.