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    Urine Output and Fluid Balance

    Calculates urine output over a 24-hour period.
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    INSTRUCTIONS

    Include volume intake to get a net fluid balance calculation as well (assuming no other fluid losses), for both adult and pediatric patients.

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    Calculates urine output rate and fluid balance, comparing with normals, from total urine output and fluid intake.
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    • Can be used to measure fluid balance as well as possible kidney injury. 
    • The RIFLE Criteria provide one method of stratifying acute kidney injury.
    • When assessing fluid status, remember to consider insensible losses (~400 mL/day in adults) and endogenous water.
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    Dr. Saulo Klahr
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