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Subcutaneous Rehydration

Pediatric Emergency Playbook

The idea is not to tape on the growing mound itself, because the mound may pull at the anchored skin and set a nuclear chain reaction of annoyance and restlessness – and potentially a failed procedure. The swelling will look indurated, a pinkish red. It is supposed to swell and look ugly. A Bridge to IV Therapy? Kuensting et al.