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What does NS stand for?

NS stands for Normal Saline

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Some guidelines suggest Hartmann's solution in preference to normal saline in the setting of major trauma, as it may avoid hyperchloraemic acidosis and thus cause less exacerbation of any preexisting acidosis from compromised tissue perfusion and may cause less physiological derangement (1,7).