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Renal failure in the ICU
Fluid kills: what can the nurse do for a better fluid management?
Fluid therapy and maintaining an accurate fluid balance is essential in the critically ill child. This lecture will cover the reasons for fluid overload and fluid shifts in critically ill children and discuss the rationale for fluid restriction in the critically ill. It will also discuss different types of fluids used in the critically ill child and the physiological impact of these different fluid boluses. It will discuss enteral versus intravenous fluids and focus on nursing strategies to reduce fluid overload in the critically ill child, whilst trying to provide adequate energy intake in the form of enteral nutrition.