In patients with sepsis-induced hypotension does a restrictive fluid strategy (with early vasopressor usage) compared to a liberal fluid strategy result in lower mortality before discharge by day 90?Continue reading »
A week of summaries focusing on the Special Topic of fluid therapy. Chief editor for this topic is Duncan Chambler.
Balanced Multielectrolyte Solution versus Saline in Critically Ill Adults Finfer S, NEJM, 2022; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2114464 Clinical Question In critically ill adults does the use of a balanced multielectrolyte solution (BMES, Plasmalyte 148), as opposed to 0.9% Sodium Chloride, for fluid resuscitation and therapy result in reduced 90 day mortality? Background Fluid administration is a key component of critical care therapy […]Continue reading »