Albumin infusion for the critically ill – is it beneficial and, if so, why and how?

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Introduction Human albumin is used for volume expansion and resuscitation and to correct hypoalbuminemia [1]. Hypoalbuminemia is frequent in sepsis and is a strong predictor of mortality and morbidity [2]. Fluid volume expansion and resuscitation of the critically ill with albumin has been recommended by the UK National Institute for Health and Care… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13054-015-0862-4

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