Neonate

Infant surgery

Infant electrolytes

Pyloric stenosis

Older children

Specific losses

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FLUIDS & ELECTROLYTES

"Maintenance" fluid requirements vary according to age, maturity (preterm vs term infant), diagnosis and medical condition.

1. Neonatal fluid requirements

2. Special considerations for infants with surgical problems

3. Electrolytes in newborns and infants

4. Special considerations: the infant with pyloric stenosis

5. Fluid requirements in older infants and children

6. Fluid requirements for specific losses (including transfusion of blood products)

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