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Telephone consultation and triage : effects on health care use and patient satisfaction
Background: Telephone consultation is the process where calls are received, assessed and managed by giving advice or by referral to a more appropriate service. In recent years there has been a growth in telephone consultation ...
Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients
Background: Colloid solutions are widely used in fluid resuscitation of critically ill patients. There are several choices of colloid and there is ongoing debate about the relative effectiveness of colloids compared to ...
Nutritional support for head-injured patients
Background: Head injury increases the body's metabolic responses, and therefore nutritional demands. Provision of an adequate supply of nutrients is associated with improved outcome. The best route for administering nutrition ...