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Fluid therapy

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Fluid therapy

Fluid therapy is used for various situations and can be given via different routes and at different rates. The aim of fluid therapy is to restore blood volume and correct electrolyte and glucose levels and plasma pH.

Intraperitoneal injection
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What fluids can be used?

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What are the different ways fluid therapy can be given?

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