Crystalloid versus colloid fluid resuscitation: a meta-analysis of mortality.

Abstract

Controversy persists over the best choice of fluid to use for resuscitation. A number of published articles promote the use of either colloid or crystalloid fluids. Most of the arguments for use of one fluid or the other are based on cardiopulmonary data collected during and after fluid resuscitation. Although many studies report the mortality rate of… (More)

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@article{Velanovich1989CrystalloidVC, title={Crystalloid versus colloid fluid resuscitation: a meta-analysis of mortality.}, author={Vic Velanovich}, journal={Surgery}, year={1989}, volume={105 1}, pages={65-71} }