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)
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