Should You Give Albumin in Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP)?

The Background:┬áNearly 50% of patients in the U.S. with cirrhotic liver disease develop ascites over a 10-year period of observation, placing them at risk for developing spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) (Runyon 2012). It is estimated that 12-25% of patients with ascites in the ED will have spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) but the classic triad of … Continue reading Should You Give Albumin in Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP)?