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The Holliday-Segar method to calculate normal fluid volume
|Volume of fluid (ml) /(kg body weight) per hour
|Up to 10 kg
|From 10 - 20 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
is a rate of 102 ml/hr.
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