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Colloids (Colloid) Summary

Description: Two-phase systems in which one is uniformly dispersed in another as particles small enough so they cannot be filtered or will not settle out. The dispersing or continuous phase or medium envelops the particles of the discontinuous phase. All three states of matter can form colloids among each other.

Also Known As: Colloid; Hydrocolloid; Hydrocolloids

Networked: 3921 relevant articles (154 outcomes, 415 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Colloids is Relevant

  1. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) : 15 outcomes 19 studies in 101 results
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 11 outcomes 32 studies in 216 results
  3. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 11 outcomes 18 studies in 131 results
  4. Shock : 10 outcomes 12 studies in 119 results
  5. Hemorrhagic Shock : 8 outcomes 8 studies in 63 results
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Drugs Related to Colloids

  1. crystalloid solutions
  2. Sulfur
  3. Hetastarch (Pentastarch)
  4. alginic acid (sodium alginate)
  5. Ephedrine
  6. Dextrans (Dextran)
  7. Technetium (Technetium 99m)
  8. Oxygen
  9. Colloids (Colloid)
  10. Tin
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Therapies Related to Colloids

  1. Resuscitation
  2. Spinal Anesthesia
  3. Occlusive Dressings (Occlusive Dressing)
  4. Hydrocolloid Bandages (Duoderm)
  5. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
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