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Assessment of intravascular volume status and volume responsiveness in critically ill patients.
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PMID:  23302716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Accurate assessment of a patient's volume status, as well as whether they will respond to a fluid challenge with an increase in cardiac output, is a critical task in the care of critically ill patients. Despite this, most decisions regarding fluid therapy are made either empirically or with limited and poor data. Given recent data highlighting the negative impact of either inadequate or overaggressive fluid therapy, understanding the tools and techniques available for accurate volume assessment is critical. This review highlights both static and dynamic methods that can be utilized to help in the assessment of volume status.Kidney International advance online publication, 9 January 2013; doi:10.1038/ki.2012.424.
Authors:
Kambiz Kalantari; Jamison N Chang; Claudio Ronco; Mitchell H Rosner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kidney international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1523-1755     ISO Abbreviation:  Kidney Int.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0323470     Medline TA:  Kidney Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
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