Think Anesthesia: Fluid Therapy for the Surgical Patient

This lecture details fluid therapy for a variety of patients seen in a hospital setting. The learning objectives for this course include: review of physiology of fluids within the body, fluid therapy options, the decision-making process for choosing and using different fluids available (fluid type, fluid rate, fluid volume), fluid therapy as it pertains to blood pressure, and identifying complications associated with incorrect fluid use. Case examples will be provided for acute vs. chronic fluid loss and replacement, as well as an interactive poll regarding fluid therapy use in surgical cases.  

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