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Controversies in fluid resuscitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17263096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The optimal degree of resuscitation in the initial control and resuscitative phase of trauma care remains unclear. Many attempts have been made with animal studies to determine the optimal degree and method of resuscitation. Human studies were first conducted in 1994 and the results were inconclusive and have not been replicated. The question of the volume, rate, and type of fluid to be infused for initial control and adequate resuscitation of the trauma patient remains to be answered.
Kathryn M Moore
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1078-7496     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trauma Nurs     Publication Date:    2006 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-31     Completed Date:  2007-03-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9512997     Medline TA:  J Trauma Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  168-72; quiz 173-4     Citation Subset:  N    
Air Evac Lifeteam, Inc., Nashville, TN 37215, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Trials as Topic
Disease Models, Animal
Dissent and Disputes
Fluid Therapy / adverse effects,  methods*,  standards
Multiple Trauma / complications,  mortality,  therapy*
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Research Design
Resuscitation / adverse effects,  methods*,  standards
Shock, Hemorrhagic / etiology,  prevention & control
Time Factors
Traumatology / methods*,  standards
Treatment Outcome

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