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Fluid therapy info (Administering Lactated Ringer's Solution, etc.)

How to administer LRS SQ -- An excellent and concise instruction for giving "fluids" subcutaneously. Be sure to use a new needle every time
Home administration of fluid therapy -- Long Beach Animal Hospital An excellent guide for LRS SQ administration. 
LRS SQ Instructions LRS SQ instructions -- other sources, variations.
Also see Assessing a hydration status in the Physical Exams section of this web site.

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Last modified: 08/11/2003