The reason you ask the question is because there is no definitive answer for this. The time honored approach is to use normal saline, and although this has been challenged in favour of ringer’s lactate, no reproducible clinical trial data has shown an advantage. Current SEMDSA guidelines gives one choice in terms of either fluid.
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