Colloid infusions reduce glomerular filtration in resuscitated burn victims.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Colloids are used clinically to minimize edema yet may have detrimental consequences on glomerular filtration. The purpose of this study is to assess the renal and hormonal effects of colloid supplementation in the fluid resuscitation of burn victims. DESIGN Analytic cohort study. MATERIAL AND METHODS Immediately following their 24 hour post… (More)

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