If you frequently find that assessment of fluid balance and IV fluid formulations puzzles you then this webinar is for you!
At the end of the webinar you will be able to:
Understand how medical practitioners assess and manage a patient’s fluid and electrolyte needs.
Outline the difference between routine maintenance and replacement.
Identify the types of intravenous fluids and electrolytes commonly used in practice and the indications for each.
Dr Josh Lansom is currently undergoing specialty training in general surgery. He is particularly interested in upper GI surgery and trauma surgery and has completed a Master of Trauma Sciences and a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology. He has been a member of AuSPEN for the last two years. During his time so far in medicine he has certainly prescribed his fair share of IV fluids! Come and listen to Dr Lansom talk about managing fluid and electrolytes in common practice and clinical indications for using different fluid prescriptions.