Is Hartmann's the solution?

@article{White1997IsHT,
  title={Is Hartmann's the solution?},
  author={S. White and D. Goldhill},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1997},
  volume={52}
}
As Hartmann's solution is commonly used by anaesthetists, we surveyed a group of Part III FRCA candidates to establish their knowledge of its constituents and the purpose and metabolism of the lactate in solution. Of the 82 candidates surveyed only three (4%) accurately recorded the electrolytes and their concentrations in Hartmann’s solution. Lactate was stated to be a source of bicarbonate by 52 (63%) and a source of glucose by 17 (21%). The descriptions of lactate metabolism were largely… Expand
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