Hartmann's solution. Definition

Medical Definition: Hartmann's solution

Intravenous saline, containing sodium, potassium and chloride similar to those of plasma. It also contains lactate as metabolic precursor of bicarbonate. It is the most commonly used crystalloid for intravenous infusion and resuscitation. Also known as Ringer lactate. View hypovolemia, resuscitation, saline, serum.

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