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Fig. 7 | Perioperative Medicine

Fig. 7

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

Fig. 7

Importance of colloid traits when colloids were used for volume expansiona (n = 124). Superscripts A–E on y-axis labels represent the respective trait for statistical comments. Letters following values represent the traits from which the trait’s percentage differs significantly. aResponses to the following question: Using the scale below, please indicate how important each of the following is in terms of your reasons for using colloids for volume expansion (5-point scale: not important, somewhat important, important, very important, absolutely essential). Data presented in this graph are the proportions of respondents indicating colloid trait is “very important” or “absolutely essential” when used for volume expansion

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