oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Haemodynamic stability requires accurate assessment of fluid status : fluids & bleeding
|Article Title||Haemodynamic stability requires accurate assessment of fluid status : fluids & bleeding|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||58 - 59|
Fluid overload is associated with an increase in ventilator days, ICU stay, PEEP requirements, and transfusions. In addition, it is associated with an increase in intra-abdominal pressure, even in medical patients, which, in turn, is associated with adverse outcomes in the ICU.
Resuscitation requires restoration of DO2 and VO2.
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