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Table 1 Composition of Ringer-saline (RS) and Ringer-lactate (RL)

From: Volume replacement with Ringer-lactate is detrimental in severe hemorrhagic shock but protective in moderate hemorrhagic shock: studies in a rat model

  RS LR
NaCl 8.6 g/l 6.00 g/l
Na-Lac 0.34 g/l
KCl 0.30 g/l 0.42 g/l
CaCl2 0.33 g/l 0.27 g/l
Na+ 147.2 mM 131 mM
Cl- 155.7 mM 112 mM
K+ 4 mM 5.6 mM
Ca2+ 2.25 mM 1.84 mM
Lac 28.3 mM
Osmolarity 309 mOsm/l 278 mOsm/l
  1. Lac, lactate; Na-Lac, sodium lactate.