Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;3:CD000567
Authors: Perel P, Roberts I
Colloid solutions are widely used in fluid resuscitation of critically ill patients. There are several choices of colloid and there is ongoing debate about the relative effectiveness of colloids compared to crystalloid fluids.
PMID: 21412866 [PubMed - in process]