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If I were keeping something on hand for either blood replacement

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If I were keeping something on hand for either blood replacement or irrigation or whatever which would be the best to stock, .9% sodium chloride or lactated ringers?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  CamilleRN replied 6 years ago.
Hi and thank you for your question. For blood loss it would be Lactated RIngers... for irrigation, and fluid replacement NaCl, so if you want to keep items on hand for either possible need, keep both.
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