Fluid management in abdominal surgery: what, when, and when not to administer.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The entire team (including anesthesiologists, surgeons, and intensive care physicians) must work together (before, during, and after abdominal surgery) to determine the optimal amount (quantity) and type (quality) of fluid necessary in the perioperative period. The authors present an overview of the basic principles that underlie fluid management, including evidence-based recommendations (where tenable) and a rational approach for when and what to administer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Raghunathan, K; Singh, M; Lobo, DN

Published Date

  • March 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 51 - 64

PubMed ID

  • 25701928

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1932-2275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.anclin.2014.11.004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States