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Crystalloid versus Hydroxy-Ethyl Starch Trial [ 2010 - 2012 ]

Also known as: CHEST Study

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/632503]

Researchers: Prof John Myburgh (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Bette Liu Prof Jeffrey Lipman Prof Rinaldo Bellomo Prof Simon Finfer
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Brief description Fluid resuscitation is widely used in the management of critically ill patients. There are a variety of different fluids available to doctors but there is little evidence regarding how effective they are. One of the most commonly used fluids, a hydroxyethyl starch was recently approved by the TGA for use in Australia. This project aims to compare how effective and safe this fluid is compared to another widely used fluid, saline, for resuscitation of critically ill patients in intensive care.

Funding Amount $AUD 2,234,485.58

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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