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A 52-year-old male asked about a 68-year-old male:

Is there an advantage of using 10% dw vs normal saline as a medium for intravenous drip or there is no advantage ?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Intravenous fluids: are selected specifically in different clinical situations. Sometimes it is important to have glucose in the solution and other times restricting the glucose and only using electrolytes is more appropriate. After you complete medical school and residency training you will be able to appreciate the advantages and select the proper solutions for your patients.

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