iFA Endorsed Research: Fluids in Trauma
First Online: 05 January 2017
Cite this article as: Wise, R., Faurie, M., Malbrain, M.L.N.G. et al. World J Surg (2017) 41: 1170. doi:10.1007/s00268-016-3865-7
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Intravenous fluid management of trauma patients is fraught with complex decisions that are often complicated by coagulopathy and blood loss. This review discusses the fluid management in trauma patients from the perspective of the developing world. In addition, the article describes an approach to specific circumstances in trauma fluid decision-making and provides recommendations for the resource-limited environment.
iFA Unrestricted Educational Grant
The costs covering the open access publication (USD3000) of this review article were covered by an unrestricted educational grant from the International Fluid Academy (IFA). The IFA is integrated within the not-for-profit charitable organization iMERiT (International Medical Education and Research Initiative) under Belgian Law. The IFA website (http://www.fluidacademy.org) is now an official SMACC (Social Media and Critical Care) affiliated site and its content is based on the philosophy of FOAM (Free Open Access Medical Education - #FOAMed).