Avoiding common problems associated with intravenous fluid therapy

Andrew K Hilton, Vincent A Pellegrino and Carlos D Scheinkestel
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb02187.x
Published online: 17 November 2008

Incorrect drug dose: In the Clinical Update “Avoiding common problems associated with intravenous fluid therapy”, in the 3 November 2008 issue of the Journal (Med J Aust 2008; 189: 509-513), an incorrect drug dose was printed. On page 512, at the base of the first column, the intravenous dose of desmopressin to control urinary free water loss in central diabetes insipidus was given as 2–4g. It should have been 2–4µg.

  • Andrew K Hilton
  • Vincent A Pellegrino
  • Carlos D Scheinkestel



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