Tag Passive Leg Raise
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Passive Leg Raise

Passive Leg Raise (PLR) transiently increases venous return in patients who are preload responsive, as such it is a diagnostic test not a treatment. It is a predictor of Fluid responsiveness
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Fluid Responsiveness

Fluid responsiveness is an increase of stroke volume of 10-15% after the patient receives 500 ml of crystalloid over 10-15 minutes (as defined by Paul Marik). The definitive test for fluid responsiveness is a Fluid challenge