Albumin in critical care: SAFE, but worth its salt?

  title={Albumin in critical care: SAFE, but worth its salt?},
  author={Eddy Fan and Thomas E. Stewart},
  journal={Critical Care},
  pages={297 - 299}
Intravascular fluid therapy is a common critical care intervention. However, the optimal type of resuscitation fluid, crystalloid or colloid, remains controversial. Despite the many theoretical benefits of human albumin administration in critically ill patients, there has been little evidence to support its widespread clinical use. Previous systematic reviews have led to conflicting results regarding the safety and efficacy of albumin. The recently reported Saline versus Albumin Evaluation… CONTINUE READING


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