Should We Use a Liberal or Restrictive Fluid Strategy in Sepsis – The CLOVERS Trial


Intravenous fluid (IVF) administration is a central tenet to the resuscitation of patients with sepsis and sepsis-induced hypotension.  At present, the administration of large volumes of IVF is common, though based on low quality of evidence.  In this podcast, we review and interpret the recently published CLOVERS Trial, which compared the use of a liberal fluid strategy with a restrictive fluid strategy in patients with sepsis-induced hypotension.