D5 1/2NS full form

Meaning : Dextrose 5% 45% sodium chloride

Category : Medical
Sub Category :Solutions  
Type : Abbreviations

What does D5 1/2NS mean or stand for ?

Dextrose 5% in 045% sodium chloride injection is administered to an intravenous fluid line and is directly added with the help of a syringe into the IV fluid line that is inserted into the vein of the patient.