Perioperative fluid management: prospective audit.

@article{Walsh2007PerioperativeFM,
  title={Perioperative fluid management: prospective audit.},
  author={Stewart Redmond Walsh and Emily J. Cook and Rachel Bentley and Najma Farooq and James Gardner-Thorpe and Teresa Tang and Michael E. Gaunt and Eamonn C Coveney},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={
          492-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Postoperative fluid management is a core surgical skill but there are few data regarding current fluid management practice and the incidence of potential fluid-related complications in general surgical units. We conducted a prospective audit of postoperative fluid management and fluid-related complications in a consecutive cohort of patients undergoing midline laparotomy. METHODS Over a 6-month period, the peri-operative fluid management of 106 consecutive patients was… CONTINUE READING

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