Table 3

Treatment delivery by group

Variables10 mL/kg20 mL/kg
Patients, n3934
Number of study boluses delivered, n (%) of patients
 03 (7.7)0 (0.0)
 123 (59.0)25 (73.5)
 28 (20.5)6 (17.6)
 33 (7.7)1 (2.9)
 4 or more2 (5.1)2 (5.9)
Total volume of study fluid received during the first hour (mL/kg)*
 Mean (SD)13.5 (8.0)20.7 (8.3)
Total volume of study fluid received during the intervention period (mL/kg)*
 Mean (SD)14.5 (11.1)25.7 (12.0)*
Total number of boluses delivered†5848
Volume of study bolus, n (%) of boluses
 <10 mL/kg‡2 (3.4)3 (6.3)
 10 mL/kg†56 (96.6)5 (10.4)
 20 mL/kg†0 (0.0)40 (83.3)
Timing of delivery of study bolus, n (%) of boluses§
 ≤15 min38 (80.9)30 (68.2)
 16–20 min7 (14.9)5 (11.4)
 21–30 min2 (4.3)1 (2.3)
 >30 min0 (0.0)8 (18.2)
Delivery of study bolus with 15 min by age group, n (%) of boluses‡
 <1 year24/27 (88.9)22/29 (75.9)
 1 to <2 years7/9 (77.8)2/3 (66.7)
 2 to <5 years6/7 (85.7)2/4 (50.0)
 ≥5 years1/4 (25.0)4/8 (50.0)
Study fluid boluses delivered at the correct volume and within 15 min, n (%) of boluses‡
 No10 (21.3)20 (45.5)
 Yes37 (78.7)24 (54.5)
  • *P<0.001 (t-test).

  • †All study boluses were of normal saline except 4 of plasmalyte and 4 of Hartmann’s solution.

  • ‡±10%.

  • §Timing of delivery not reported for 15 boluses (11 in 10 mL/kg group, 4 in 20 mL/kg group).