Which colloid to choose for neonates, infants and children
This paper considers how the physiology, as it alters with age, may affect the choice of colloid given to a child. The evidence surrounding the use of natural protein and synthetic colloids available for use in children is examined and personal recommendations regarding paediatric colloid use are given.
Keywords: colloid, neonate, infants, children
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