The maintenance need for water in parenteral fluid therapy

@article{Holliday1957TheMN,
  title={The maintenance need for water in parenteral fluid therapy},
  author={Malcolm A. Holliday and William E. Segar},
  journal={Pediatric Anesthesia},
  year={1957},
  volume={5}
}
It is generally agreed that the maintenance requirements for water of individuals is determined by their caloric expenditure. By means of the following formulae, the caloric expenditure of hospitalized patients can be determined from weight alone. For weights ranging from 0 to 10 kg, the caloric expenditure is 100 cal/kg/day; from 10 to 20 kg the caloric expenditure is 1000 cal plus 50 cal/kg for each kilogram of body weight more than 10; over 20 kg the caloric expenditure is 1500 cal plus 20… 

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