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Hidden sources of fluid and sodium intake in ill newborns.
  1. C M Noble-Jamieson,
  2. P Kuzmin,
  3. K I Airede

    Abstract

    Fluids used for flushing arterial catheters, bronchial lavage, and drug administration are not normally considered when assessing daily fluid intake, yet infants weighing less than 1000 g at birth gained up to 12 ml/kg/day of extra fluid and 2.4 mmol/kg/day (mean) of extra sodium from these hidden sources.

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