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Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 1987 Nov;31(8):771-6.

Insensible water loss and its assessment in adult patients: a review.

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  • 1Department of Anaesthesia, Motala Hospital, Sweden.

Abstract

The nature, magnitude and factors influencing insensible water loss are discussed. A brief overview of the current practice of estimating insensible perspiration in Sweden is presented. Finally, a suggestion is put forward regarding a simplified formula for estimating insensible water loss in adult patients, based on information currently available in the literature.

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