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Table 3 Order chart for achieving hourly fluid balance

From: Fluid overload in the ICU: evaluation and management

Technique Dialysate flow rate (Qd) Replacement fluid flow rate (Qr) Ultrafiltration flow rate (Quf) Effluent flow rate (Qeff) Substitution fluid flow rate (Qs)
using an external IV pump
Machine fluid balance (NetUF)
aCVVHDF 1000 mL/h 500 mL/h 1000 mL/h 2500 mL/h Varying rate from 200 to 1000 mL/h, −300 mL/h
  1. a CVVHDF continuous veno-venous hemodiafiltration