Fluid resuscitation has certain generalities which all should know but as in all areas of fluid management patient specific factors can be important. For example the regimes used in common conditions such as diabetic ketoacidosis are well defined and evidenced based but are not those a surgeon might be taught for general fluid resuscitation.
- ↑ [http://www.ics.ac.uk/downloads/2008112340_GIFTASUP%20FINAL_31-10-08.pdf British Consensus Guidelines on Intravenous Fluid Therapy for Adult Surgical Patients GIFTASUP British Intensive Care Society 2008
- ↑ Wallace TM, Matthews DR. Recent advances in the monitoring and management of diabetic ketoacidosis.QJM. 2004;97(12):773-80 free access to article