Fluids Calculator

  • Maintenance Fluid Requirements for essentially well child with normal hydration status - Most unwell children should receive 2/3 of this amount

    Weight: kg

    100mls/hour (2500 mls/day) is the normal maximum amount for any patient.

    Think carefully if there are factors which will decrease or increase the maintenance fluid requirement for your patient.

    Remember to calculate replacement of any deficit and additional ongoing losses (eg chest drainage).