Isotonic versus hypotonic solutions for maintenance intravenous fluid administration in children

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To compare the incidence of hyponatraemia related to isotonic versus hypotonic intravenous fluid administration for maintenance purposes in children and secondarily to assess the change in baseline sodium, rate of hypernatraemia and attributable adverse effects of both fluid types in children.