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**Table 7:**
The Holliday-Segar method to calculate normal fluid volume
requirements
Volume of fluid (ml) /(kg body weight) per hour |

Up to 10 kg |
4 mls/kg |

From 10 - 20 kg |
2 mls/kg |

In excess of 20 kg |
1 ml/kg for every kg after |

Holliday-Segar method i.e. 70 kg person, see table 7.

Thus the hourly requirement is

An alternative formula for adults is 35 ml/kg/day

Thus for a 70 kg person
which
is a rate of 102 ml/hr.

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