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ge i.v. volym

English translation: administer intravenous fluids

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17:54 Mar 18, 2018
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Swedish term or phrase: ge i.v. volym
From a set of medical guidelines:

"Patienten kan vara takykard med perifer vasokonstriktion som håller BT uppe trots hypovolemi. När sådan situation föreligger (nästan alltid i någon omfattning) kan sedering eller sövning i samband med intubation minska stresspådraget med med rejäla BT-fall som följd - förbered dig på detta genom att ge i.v. volym även om BT är normalt."

I cannot interpret "ge i.v. volym" in a way that makes sense here. You could translate it as "give/administer volume intravenously", but what is it a "volume" of? I.e. what specific substance?

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G. L.
United States
Local time: 05:09
English translation:administer intravenous fluids
Explanation:
I.e. to give added volume, preventing hypovolemic loss of BP.
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administer intravenous fluids


Explanation:
I.e. to give added volume, preventing hypovolemic loss of BP.

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