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Burns Treatment

Introduction

Authors: Rami Mossad Ibrahim, MD, Elisabeth Lauritzen, MD, Frederik Gulmark Hansen med.stud., Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, MD and Rikke Holmgaard, Consultant, Burns Specialist, MD, PhD

Here you will learn how to assess and treat burn patients. Learn how to examine the type, depth and size of the burn and the surgical treatment.

Definitions:

TBSA%: Burnt percentage of Total Body Surface Area

SAG-M: Red blood cells in additive solution of NaCl, adenosine, glucose and mannitol. Total volume of 250-300 ml and a hematocrit percentage at 50-70%

References

  1. Lee KC, Joory K, Moiemen NS. History of burns: The past, present and the future. Burn trauma [Internet]. BioMed Central; 2014 [cited 2018 Mar 25];2(4):169–80. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27574647


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