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Table 2 Commonly applied crystalloid solutions: osmolality, cationic, and anionic composition

From: Perioperative fluid therapy: a statement from the international Fluid Optimization Group

Fluid Osmolality (mOsm/l) pH Na + (mEq/l) K + (mEq/l) Ca ++ (mEql/l) Lactate (mEql/l) Cl (mEq/l) Acetate (mEq/l)
Plasma 285 to 295 7.4 142 4 5 27 1  
0.9% saline 308 5.5 154     154  
Lactate Ringer’s 273 6.5 130 5.4 2.7 29 109  
Plasmalyte 294 7.4 140 5    98 27