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Fluid balance in critically ill children with acute lung injury

Stacey L. Valentine, Anil Sapru, Renee A Higgerson, et al, on behalf of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigator’s (PALISI) Network and the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Clinical Research Network (ARDSNet) Crit Care Med, 2012, 40(10);2883–2889


The annual incidence of paediatric ALI is 2-12/100,00, present in 2-10% of PICU admissions, with an associated mortality of 22-65%. This multi-centre retrospective cohort study examines the relationship between fluid balance and outcome in 168 children with ALI, and reports an...


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