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IV fluids used by NHS responsible for unnecessary deaths

Starch-based intravenous (IV) fluids used by the NHS to treat seriously ill patients are causing unnecessary deaths, according to a new Cochrane systematic review by researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medici ...

Feb 27, 2013
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Maternal IV fluids linked to newborns' weight loss

A newborn baby's weight loss is often used to determine how well a baby is breastfeeding, and concern about a baby which loses too much weight may result in supplementing breastfeeding with formula. However, many women receive ...

Aug 15, 2011
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