Myocardial and Haemodynamic Responses to Two Fluid Regimens in African Children with Severe Malnutrition and Hypovolaemic Shock (AFRIM study)
Boele van Hensbroek, M
van Woensel, JBM
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JournalCritical Care (London, England)
AbstractFluid therapy in severely malnourished children is hypothesized to be deleterious owing to compromised cardiac function. We evaluated World Health Organization (WHO) fluid resuscitation guidelines for hypovolaemic shock using myocardial and haemodynamic function and safety endpoints.