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Volume 4 Supplement 2

Fluid management: proceedings of an expert panel on critical care

Meeting abstracts

Supported by 'Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft'

2nd International Symposium on the Pathophysiology of Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Neurological complications after surgery.

Aachen, Germany3 December 1999

  1. Fluid management strategies need to be guided by an understanding of the pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying fluid imbalance. In the hypovolaemic patient, reduced circulating blood volume and venous return ...

    Authors: Jean-Louis Vincent

    Citation: Critical Care 2000 4(Suppl 2):S1

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  2. Fluid imbalance can arise due to hypovolemia, normovolemia with maldistribution of fluid, and hypervolemia. Trauma is among the most frequent causes of hypovolemia, with its often profuse attendant blood loss....

    Authors: Uwe Kreimeier

    Citation: Critical Care 2000 4(Suppl 2):S3

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  3. Cost is a key concern in fluid management. Relatively few data are available that address the comparative total costs of care between different fluid management regimens in particular clinical indications. Rel...

    Authors: Jean-Louis Vincent

    Citation: Critical Care 2000 4(Suppl 2):S33

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