PMID: 1344Dec 1, 1975

Infusion treatment in shock

Infusionstherapie Und Klinische Ernährung
H Esser

Abstract

Nowadays, above all dextran, gelatin and starch solutions are available for the infusion theraphy of the various forms of shock. The application of these volume substitutes must be strictly controlled to avoid in particular cardial and pulmonal commplications. Blood transfusion combined with a volume substitute should only be applied in cases of heavy loss of blood. The treatment of metabolic acidose which usually occurs simultaneously is carried out with an alkaline solution.

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Alkalies
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Plasma Substitutes

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