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Critical Care Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 513480, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/513480
Review Article

Can Transthoracic Echocardiography Be Used to Predict Fluid Responsiveness in the Critically Ill Patient? A Systematic Review

Adult Intensive Care Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK

Received 3 October 2011; Accepted 24 October 2011

Academic Editor: Dimitrios Karakitsos

Copyright © 2012 Justin C. Mandeville and Claire L. Colebourn. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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