Next review date: TBC

This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on intravenous (IV) fluid therapy for adults in hospital.

It contains recommendations about general principles for managing IV fluids, and applies to a range of conditions and different settings. It does not include recommendations relating to specific conditions.

NICE is in the process of developing guidance for the use of intravenous fluids therapy in children.

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