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Table 3 Volume of fluid administered during the periods 0 to 6 hours and 6 to 24 hours and the total of fluid infused in the first 24 hours.

From: Fluid management and risk factors for renal dysfunction in patients with severe sepsis and/or septic shock

  0 to 6 hours 6 to 24 hours Total
HES 938 ± 529 830 ± 731 1,344 ± 951
Crystalloids 1,575 ± 1,355 1,889 ± 1,427 2,965 ± 2,100
Total 2,098 ± 1,597 2,124 ± 1,596 3,780 ± 2,487
  1. The volume of fluid is expressed in milliliters (mean ± standard deviation). HES, hydroxyethyl starch.