Binneaarse vogterapie in kinderchirurgie
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From 1956 to 1969 we adopted a generous approach pertaining to the quantity of parenteral fluid required for paediatric surgery. Since 1970 we have changed our policy, and we now give smaller quantities during surgery and postoperatively. This article presents the calculated parenteral fluid regimen as implemented for general paediatric surgery in the Tygerberg Hospital. Our reasons for this change are indicated.