What is Lactated Ringers?

Lactated ringers are a standard item on a hospital bill. It’s unusual name has piqued the curiosity of many. In actuality they are contained in an IV bag. It is a fluid that is readily accepted by the body as a substitute for fluid or blood loss. In layman’s terms, it helps rehydrate the body. It contains calcium, sodium and potassium among other things that the body needs. For more information, look here: