Crystalloids and colloids used in critically ill patients have different fluid composition.
The composition may affect many things, including response to administration, clinical outcomes, and adverse effects.
This talk with discuss the evidence behind the different types of fluids in critically ill patients, including a discussion of pros and cons of each fluid type.
The session will be an interactive discussion led by investigators who have conducted randomized trials of different types of intravenous fluids.
By Todd Rice