TYPES OF FLUID
Intravenous fluids may broadly be classified into colloid and crystalloid solutions. They have very different physical, chemical and physiological characteristics.
Comparison of contents, osmolarity and pH of crystalloid solutions for intravenous administration.
*Compound sodium lactate Hartmanns’ solution or Ringer’s Lactate solution.
+Normasol contains acetate 27 mmol/L and gluconate 23 mmol/L