This study is an initiative of BRICNet - Brazilian Research in Intensive Care network, in partnership with ANZICS, research network of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society. Partner institutions are the Latin American Institute for Sepsis, the D'Or Institute for Research and Education (Rio de Janeiro) and the Research Institute Heart Hospital (São Paulo). The coordinating center in Brazil is the Federal University of São Paulo.
It is a simple study where data of patients who were admitted to the ICU and given fluids were collected in just one day. The date was December 10, 2014. In Brazil, participated in 215 ICUs.
Funding: no. Funds were used of coordinating institutions Study Status: Completed. In writing for submission for publication. Joint publication will be made with the ANZICS, which will be listed as collaborators two people per participating center and a publication with national data in the Journal of Intensive Care.