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The efficacy of hypotonic and near-isotonic saline for parenteral fluid therapy given at low maintenance rate in preventing significant change in plasma sodium in post-operative pediatric patients: protocol for a prospective randomized non-blinded study

  • Urban Fläring1,
  • Per-Arne Lönnqvist1,
  • Björn Frenckner2,
  • Jan F Svensson2,
  • Ingimar Ingolfsson2,
  • Lena Wallensteen3,
  • Shayarina Stigzelius1,
  • Jan Kowalski3 and
  • Rafael T Krmar3Email author
BMC Pediatrics201111:61

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-11-61

Received: 21 February 2011

Accepted: 5 July 2011

Published: 5 July 2011

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Original Submission
21 Feb 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Jun 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Satish Kalhan
23 Jun 2011 Author responded Author comments - Rafael Tomas Krmar
Resubmission - Version 3
23 Jun 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Jul 2011 Editorially accepted
5 Jul 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-11-61

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pediatric Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital
Karolinska Institutet, Department for Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Division of Pediatrics, Karolinska University Hospital