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Should critically injured children receive balanced crystalloid (BC) solutions or normal saline (NS) during fluid resuscitation? This Concise Critical Appraisal explores a recent study examining whether the use of BC solutions versus NS is associated with the development of new or progressive acute kidney injury in children with septic shock.
SCCM is thrilled to bring world-renowned thought leaders to the 2024 Critical Care Congress to discuss innovative developments and hot topics in critical care. Read the thought leaders’ own previews of their upcoming sessions!
Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Paul Young, FCICM, about the article, “Effect of a Buffered Crystalloid Solution vs Saline on Acute Kidney Injury Among Patients in the Intensive Care Unit: The SPLIT Randomized Clinical Trial,” published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.
Kyle Enfield, MD, speaks with Colin K. Grissom, MD, FCCM, and Matthew W. Semler, MD, about fluid management in the critically ill. Dr. Grissom presented his talk, entitled “Achieving Fluid Balance,” at the 47th Critical Care Congress in San Antonio, Texas.