1. Hospitalized children receiving hypotonic maintenance intravenous fluids (mIVF) were more likely to develop hyponatremia when compared to patients receiving isotonic mIVF.
2. No differences in incidence of hypernatremia were reported when comparing hypotonic to isotonic mIVF.
Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)
Study Rundown: Electrolyte imbalances, particularly concerning sodium, are common...