lactated Ringer's solution


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lactated Ringer's solution

A crystalloid electrolyte sterile solution of specified amounts of calcium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium chloride, and sodium lactate in water for injection. It is used intravenously to replace electrolytes.
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lactated Ringer's solution

classical isotonic, balanced electrolyte solution with major electrolytes in the same concentration as in blood. Contains sodium, potassium, calcium, chloride, and bicarbonate as lactate.
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Prevention of hypotension during spinal anesthesia: A comparison of intravascular administration of hetastarch versus lactated Ringer's solution.
9% normal saline (dextrose 5 g/dl, sodium and chloride 150 mmol/l each), Group LR received 500 ml of lactated Ringer's solution (sodium 130 mmol/l, potassium 4 mmol/l, calcium 3 mmol/l, chloride 109 mmol/l, lactate 28 mmol/l), and Group NS received 500 ml of 0.
What about the choice between lactated Ringer's solution and normal saline?
After the placenta is closed, amniotic fluid is replaced with warmed, lactated Ringer's solution.
A study by Sharma et al [15] has shown that intravenous infusion of 500 ml of 6% hetastarch is more effective than 1000 ml of lactated Ringer's solution in attenuating spinal anesthesia induced hypotension in women undergoing postpartum tubal ligation.