Reflections on ENVOL

Etude des marqueurs iNnovants de la VOLémie Congratulations to Bernard Vigue for conceiving the ENVOL study, and to his colleagues for painstakingly collecting the data. The majority of patients had primary intracranial pathology which makes one concerned about relevance in a non-neuro setting, but I shall put that to one

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Peripheral Vascular Loops

fluidphysiology.org urges practitioners to consider their patients capillary pressures when prescribing fluids or vaso-active medications, as the Steady State Starling Principle dictates that interstitial fluid volume can be rapidly increased by hyperfiltration caused by injudicious ‘bolus’ fluid therapy, while the lymphatic drainage of interstitial fluid is slow. Jv is a

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Don’t try this at home.

Just checking which well-informed Authors have been citing RSE&GM paradigm and I came across this one from Flinders, Adelaide published last year, full text is free; Bolus intravenous 0.9% saline, but not 4% albumin or 5% glucose, causes interstitial pulmonary edema in healthy subjects http://jap.physiology.org/content/119/7/783.abstract Just to make sure you

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Thankyou!

Wanting to reward those loyal followers who visit fluidphysiology.org, I trawled through my HD and found an Educational project I used in Southampton several years ago to help students get a quantitative grasp of practice. It is unambitiously titled Understanding fluids, urea and electrolyte balance; a quantitative approach and you

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