Rob Stephens, Mike Grocott
British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol. 63, Iss. 2, 10 Feb 2002, pp 124
Anaesthetists and other clinicians have long debated the relative merits of using Hartmannís (or lactated Ringerís) solution instead of normal saline during operations. Until recently there have only been case reports that have highlighted the possibility of a Ďdilutional acidosisí occurring when saline was used to replace massive blood loss.
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