New Trends in Hemodynamics: Dynamic Assessments– Fluid balance is paramount, and indiscriminate administration of fluids, either too conservatively or too liberally, is associated with mortality and significant morbidity in a diverse array of patient populations, and conventional, one-size-fits all approaches to fluid management do a disservice to both medical and surgical patients with dynamic needs.
In this learning activity, Dr. Paul Marik, MD, FCCP, FCCM, discusses present techniques for assessing fluid responsiveness.
Describe the risks of over- and under-resuscitation.
Describe the present methods of fluid assessment.
Describe the present methods of hemodynamic monitoring.
Given patient cases, reason your approach to fluid management under various clinical circumstances.
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