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Mixing IV solutions

  1. 0 This sounds weak, however is it correct if you add 50ml of D5W and 50ml of 0.9 normal saline you net D5.45?
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  3. Visit  Kymmi profile page
    I would think if you mixed that you'd get D5NS but I am wondering why you'd be mixing IVF's in the first place...why do you not use the 1000 or 500 cc bags of fluid already mixed?
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    You would get D5NS. Why are you mixing primary fluids?

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