This review article discusses commonly used resuscitation fluids, presents the scientific evidence related to volume resuscitation in septic and haemorrhagic shock and classifies the findings with respect to impact on the microcirculation.
Only few hospitals in low- and middle-income countries have an emergency department. Furthermore, these emergency departments often have a limited functionality.
Self-harm is a major risk factor for suicide but remains poorly documented. No data on self-harm in French-speaking Switzerland exist. The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health has therefore commissioned a specific self-harm monitoring programme.
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