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lactated Ringer's solution

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lactated Ringer's

Medical Definition of lactated Ringer's solution

  1. :  a sterile aqueous solution that is similar to Ringer's solution but contains sodium lactate in addition to calcium chloride, sodium chloride, and potassium chloride During the course of the operation, the child received 500 ml of lactated Ringer's solution, and 100 ml of blood was transfused.—Robert L. Sheridan et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 14 Feb. 2008—called also Hartmann's solution, Ringer's lactate, Ringer's lactate solution

Biographical Note for lactated ringer's solution

S. Ringer

, —see ringer's fluid


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