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A male patient, age 8 months old, is brought to the emergency department for vomiting and diarrhea. The child has vomited 5 times in the past 24 hours and has had 3 wet diapers and 6 dirty diapers in the past 24 hours. On exam the child is snuggled with the parent, vital signs are on the monitor, cap refill is 4 seconds and mucous membranes are dry. 

 

This child weighs 9 kgs. 

How many cc's of normal saline do you give?

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Authors

Dr. Susan Bannister

Susan.Bannister@ahs.ca

Mike Paget

mkpaget@ucalgary.ca

Manager - Academic Technologies - Cumming School of Medicine

Reviewer

Dr. Hosanna Au