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Figure 6: (a) Distribution of various commonly used fluids (crystalloids and colloids) in different body compartments. (b) Composition of various transcellular fluids in human body and the type of replacement fluids to be used depending on the type of fluid loss. RL – Ringer's Lactate, PL – Plasmalyte A, NS – Normal Saline, D5W – 5% Dextrose, Na+ – Sodium, K+ – Potassium, Cl- – Chloride, HCO3- – Bicarbonate

Figure 6: (a) Distribution of various commonly used fluids (crystalloids and colloids) in different body compartments. (b) Composition of various transcellular fluids in human body and the type of replacement fluids to be used depending on the type of fluid loss. RL – Ringer's Lactate, PL – Plasmalyte A, NS – Normal Saline, D5W – 5% Dextrose, Na+ – Sodium, K+ – Potassium, Cl- – Chloride, HCO3- – Bicarbonate