What are the daily sodium and potassium requirements for children with severe dehydration?

Updated: Nov 12, 2018
  • Author: Alex Koyfman, MD; Chief Editor: Muhammad Waseem, MBBS, MS, FAAP, FACEP, FAHA  more...
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Answer

The emergency physician also should consider daily sodium and potassium requirements as follows:

  • Sodium 2-3 mEq/kg/d

  • Potassium 2-3 mEq/kg/d


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