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resuscitation

[ri‚səs·ə′tā·shən]
(medicine)
Restoration of consciousness or life functions after apparent death.
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A previous multicentre survey reported that only 40% of physicians in charge of patients with sepsis in Turkey were aware of fluid resuscitation and had poor knowledge of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign bundles (6).
Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients.
Moreover, the control group was given conventional fluid resuscitation, while the observation group was given limited fluid resuscitation.
CO can increase with fluid resuscitation and provide greater oxygen delivery based on the Frank-Starling law.
It is important to distinguish fluid responsiveness from optimal fluid resuscitation; the latter of course being optimized tissue oxygenation.
An overview on fluid resuscitation and resuscitation endpoints in burns: Past, present and future.
Initial fluid resuscitation was compared with survival and found significant (p=0.000).
The task force recommended that septic shock be known as a "subset of sepsis...associated with a greater risk of mortality than sepsis alone." It recommended also that adult patients with septic shock can be identified using the clinical criteria of hypotension requiring vasopressor therapy to maintain a mean blood pressure of 65 mm Hg or greater, and having a serum lactate level greater than 2 mmol/L after adequate fluid resuscitation.
Some of the suggested risk factors for the development of CE in DKA are young age, severe acidosis, hypocapnia, elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN), dehydration, aggressive fluid resuscitation, sodium bicarbonate, and bolus/early insulin administration [15-17].
[5-8] Appropriate assessment in determining who needs fluid resuscitation is an important skill emergency physicians must own.
Fluid Resuscitation. The disease process leads to acinar cell injury and the consequent proinflammatory cytokine cascade leads to microvascular permeability, interstitial edema, vasoconstriction, and eventual decreased capillary perfusion in animal models.