Mortality after fluid bolus in children with shock due to sepsis or severe infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Affiliation1 Medecins Sans Frontieres, Geneva, Switzerland, 2 Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 3 The
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AbstractSepsis is one of the leading causes of childhood mortality, yet controversy surrounds the current treatment approach. We conducted a systematic review to assess the evidence base for fluid resuscitation in the treatment of children with shock due to sepsis or severe infection.