Table 2

Volume of fluid used by anaesthetists and surgeons for three hypothetical post operative scenarios in children

Volume of fluid

Case 1

Case 1

Case 2

Case 2

Case 3

Case 3


Anaesthetists

Surgeons

Anaesthetists

Surgeons

Anaesthetists

Surgeons


50–74% of maintenance

13/100 (13%)

6/61 (9.8%)

8/100 (8%)

1/61 (1.7%)

11/100 (11%)

5/61 (8.2%)

76–99% of maintenance

2/100 (2%)

6/61 (9.8%)

11/100 (11%)

11/61 (18%)

5/100 (5%)

7/61 (11.4%)

100% maintenance

65/100 (65%)

42/61 (68.8%)

65/100 (65%)

25/61 (40.1%)

55/100 (55%)

43/61 (70.4%)

> 100% maintenance

8/100 (8%)

6/61 (9.8%)

16/100 (16%)

23/61 (38.3%)

15/100 (15%)

5/61 (8.2%)

Total answering

88/100 (88%)

60/61 (98.3%)

100/100 (100%)

60/61 (98.3%)

86/100 (86%)

60/61 (98.3%)

Left unanswered

12/100 (12%)

1/61 (1.7%)

0

1/61 (1.7%)

14/100 (14%)

1/61 (1.7%)


Davies et al. BMC Surgery 2008 8:10   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-8-10

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