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From cardiac output to blood flow auto-regulation in shock

From cardiac output to blood flow auto-regulation in shock

Hollmann D. Aya, Andrea Carsetti, Simone Bazurro, Davide Bastoni, Manu L.N.G. Malbrain, Maurizio Cecconi

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Intravenous balanced solutions: from physiology to clinical evidence

Intravenous balanced solutions: from physiology to clinical evidence

Thomas Langer, Alessandro Santini, Eleonora Scotti, Niels Van Regenmortel, Manu L.N.G. Malbrain, Pietro Caironi

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