Anaesthesia

13 September 2004

Fluid therapy

During anaesthesia there is a shift of fluids within the body and also a loss of body fluids, including bleeding from the operation site which the anaesthetist must monitor.

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During anaesthesia there is a shift of fluids within the body and also a loss of body fluids, including bleeding from the operation site. Your anaesthetist has the responsibility to monitor and manage these changes, and will administer fluid therapy appropriately.

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