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  • noun An intravenous colloid used in the prevention or treatment of shock associated with reduction in effective circulating blood volume due to haemorrhage or loss of plasma or electrolytes.

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Examples

  • - one kind for fluid replacement (best choice is polygeline).

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  • (uncontrolled hypotension), use a plasma substitute, preferably a polygeline fluid (Haemacel (R)).

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