Adjust fluids to maintain adequate urine output and Vital Signs
Replace stool outputs
Indicated if stool >30/ml/kg/day
Replace equal volume of stool losses with 1/2NS with 20 kcl (in addition to maintenance volume)
Replace ongoing fever-related losses
Replace 1 ml/kg/hour per degree increase above normal (in celcius)
Images: Related links to external sites (from Google)
These images are a real-time random sampling from a Google search on the term "Pediatric Dehydration Management." Click on the image (or right click) to open the source website in a new browser window. Search Google for all related images
Related Topics in Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition
FPnotebook.com is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started in 1995, this collection now contains 6279 interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and 718 chapters. Content is updated monthly with systematic literature reviews and conferences.
Although access to this website is not restricted, the information found here is intended for use by medical providers. Patients should address specific medical concerns with their physicians.
This page was written by Scott Moses, MD, last revised on 12/31/2013 and last published on 11/5/2014.