Emergency Medicine Book


Colloid Solution

Aka: Colloid Solution, Colloid Fluid Replacement
  1. See Also
    1. Intravenous Fluid
    2. Isotonic Saline
    3. Blood Product
  2. Types
    1. Albumin 5%
      1. May be beneficial in Fluid Replacement (e.g. Sepsis)
      2. Avoid in Traumatic Brain Injury
    2. Synthetic colloid (Hetastarch, Dextran 40 or 60)
      1. Not recommended
    3. Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
      1. Used for Coagulopathy reversal, not for volume expansion
  3. Advantages
    1. Remains in intravascular space for hours
  4. Disadvantages
    1. Risk of sensitivity reactions
  5. References
    1. Loflin (2015) Crit Dec Emerg Med 29(9): 11-18

Colloid fluid replacement (C3267204)

Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
English Colloid fluid replacement
Czech Náhrada tekutin koloidními roztoky
Dutch colloïdvochtsubstitutie
French Réhydratation par soluté colloïde
German Substitution der kolloidalen Fluessigkeit
Hungarian Kolloid folyadékpótlás
Italian Reintegrazione di fluidi colloidali
Spanish Reposición de líquidos coloides
Japanese コロイド溶液補給, コロイドヨウエキホキュウ
Portuguese Substituição de líquidos colóides
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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