Shock 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Introduction: The impact of albumin resuscitation on sepsis outcomes is debated, particularly in the initial phase of resuscitation. We aimed to investigate the association between albumin use in the initial six hours of resuscitation and subsequent outcomes in adult septic patients.
Methods: This single-center, retrospective, propensity score-matched cohort study included adult patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) with sepsis or septic shock from January 1, 2006, to May 4, 2018, at a tertiary referral hospital. Read More