Intravenous fluid therapy for management of acute infections

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  • Protocol
  • Intervention



This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

This review will evaluate two hypotheses on the effectiveness and safety of the use of IV maintenance fluids for the management of acute infections:

  • To determine whether there is any difference in mortality and morbidity associated with the use of the different types of IV maintenance fluids for management of acute infections.

  • To assess whether there are differences in the rate of adverse effects in patients between the use of such IV fluids.