Pediatrics: Weighing the options: assessing fluid overload in children

  title={Pediatrics: Weighing the options: assessing fluid overload in children},
  author={Helene K. Myrvang},
  journal={Nature Reviews Nephrology},
comments Selewski. Weight was recorded at hospital admission, at admission to the intensive care unit (ICU), and at CRRT initiation. Fluid intake and output were recorded every day from admission to the ICU until initiation of CRRT. On univariate analysis, fluid overload at CRRT initiation was significantly associated with mortality, regardless of whether the fluid balance method was used or whether weight-based methods using change in weight from hospital admission or from ICU admission were… CONTINUE READING


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