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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN: 0972-5229
EISSN: 1998-359x
Vol. 8, No. 1, 2004, pp. 14-21
Bioline Code: cm04002
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2004, pp. 14-21

 en Review Article - Colloid versus crystalloids in shock
Hillman Ken

Abstract

This is a review of the use of colloid and crystalloid in shock. The article discusses the pathophysiological consequences of ischaemia and shock; reviews the underlying physiology of fluid compartments and how they may be affected by disease; examines the physiological determinants of intravenous (IV) fluid use; and finally reviews the literature on colloid and crystalloid use for the management of shock.

Keywords
Shock, Fluid resuscitation, Colloids, Crystalloids

 
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