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Abdominal surgery and postoperative fluid strategy

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By Jason Mann No BS pulmonary critical care fellow
Silvia Coppola, Sara Froio, Davide Chiumello
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Fluid resuscitation in trauma patients could reduce organ failure, until blood components are available and hemorrhage is controlled. However, the ideal fluid resuscitation strategy in trauma patients remains a debated topic. Different types of trauma can require different types of fluids and different volume of infusion. RECENT FINDINGS: There are few randomized controlled trials investigating the efficacy of fluids in trauma patients. There is no evidence that any type of fluids can improve short-term and long-term outcome in these patients...
August 2014: Current Opinion in Critical Care
N N Rahbari, J B Zimmermann, T Schmidt, M Koch, M A Weigand, J Weitz
BACKGROUND: Optimal fluid therapy for colorectal surgery remains uncertain. METHODS: A simple model was applied to define standard, restrictive and supplemental fluid administration. These definitions enabled pooling of data from different trials. Randomized controlled trials on fluid amount (standard versus restrictive or supplemental amount) and on guidance for fluid administration (goal-directed fluid therapy by oesophageal Doppler-derived variables versus conventional haemodynamic variables) in patients with colorectal resection were eligible for inclusion...
April 2009: British Journal of Surgery
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