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Fig. 4 | Perioperative Medicine

Fig. 4

From: Fluid resuscitation practices in cardiac surgery patients in the USA: a survey of health care providers

Fig. 4

First choice of IV fluid for maintenance during ANH (autologous blood collection)a (scenario 3, n = 119b). ANH, acute normovolemic hemodilution; HES, hydroxyethyl starch; IV, intravenous; n/a, not available. Superscript A and S denote differences between specialties that are statistically significant at P <  .05. aResponses to the following question: Which of the following is your first choice for a patient for volume replacement maintenance during ANH (autologous blood collection)? bA total of 119 HCPs responded to this question; five respondents (two anesthesiologists, one surgeon, two perfusionists) indicated the patient type was “not applicable” to their practice

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