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Is less more? Challenging dogma for individualized fluid resuscitation

New data suggest that moderate fluid resuscitation is safer in acute pancreatitis than the standard aggressive fluid resuscitation. The findings suggest that an approach that includes safety and goal-directed checkpoints could enable treatment to be individualized and highlight the importance of clinical evidence in challenging dogma and improving evidence-based medicine.

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Fig. 1: The dogma of standard treatment versus individualized treatment.


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Regnér, S. Is less more? Challenging dogma for individualized fluid resuscitation. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 20, 133–134 (2023).

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