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Table 2 Volume of fluid used by anaesthetists and surgeons for three hypothetical post operative scenarios in children

From: Intravenous postoperative fluid prescriptions for children: A survey of practice

Volume of fluid Case 1 Case 1 Case 2 Case 2 Case 3 Case 3
  Anaesthetists Surgeons Anaesthetists Surgeons Anaesthetists Surgeons
50–74% of maintenance 13/100 (13%) 6/61 (9.8%) 8/100 (8%) 1/61 (1.7%) 11/100 (11%) 5/61 (8.2%)
76–99% of maintenance 2/100 (2%) 6/61 (9.8%) 11/100 (11%) 11/61 (18%) 5/100 (5%) 7/61 (11.4%)
100% maintenance 65/100 (65%) 42/61 (68.8%) 65/100 (65%) 25/61 (40.1%) 55/100 (55%) 43/61 (70.4%)
> 100% maintenance 8/100 (8%) 6/61 (9.8%) 16/100 (16%) 23/61 (38.3%) 15/100 (15%) 5/61 (8.2%)
Total answering 88/100 (88%) 60/61 (98.3%) 100/100 (100%) 60/61 (98.3%) 86/100 (86%) 60/61 (98.3%)
Left unanswered 12/100 (12%) 1/61 (1.7%) 0 1/61 (1.7%) 14/100 (14%) 1/61 (1.7%)