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Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients

  1. Pablo Perel*,
  2. Ian Roberts,
  3. Katharine Ker

Editorial Group: Cochrane Injuries Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000567.pub6


How to Cite

Perel P, Roberts I, Ker K. Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD000567. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000567.pub6.

Author Information

  1. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Cochrane Injuries Group, London, UK

*Pablo Perel, Cochrane Injuries Group, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK. pablo.perel@Lshtm.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Study flow diagram: the numbers reflect the most recent update only (17th October 2012)
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Colloid versus crystalloid (add-on colloid), Outcome 1 Deaths.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Colloid and hypertonic crystalloid versus isotonic crystalloid, Outcome 1 Deaths.
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 Colloid versus hypertonic crystalloid, Outcome 1 Deaths.