Brennen Holt

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact on sleep quality of a nursing-driven sleep hygiene protocol (SHP) instituted in a single burn-trauma intensive care unit. Criteria for eligibility were adult patients admitted to the Burn Service who were not delirious, able to respond verbally, and had not received general anesthesia in the prior 24(More)
Telemedicine has been increasingly used in a host of settings for over 20 years. Burns are well suited for evaluation by either synchronous ("interactive") video or asynchronous digital ("store and forward") imagery, but little information is available about telemedicine use in burn care. The authors surveyed U.S. burn center directors to assess their(More)
BACKGROUND Adequate and timely provision of nutritional support is a crucial component of care of the critically ill burn patient. The goal of this study was to assess a single center's consistency with Society of Critical Care Medicine/American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (SCCM/ASPEN) guidelines for nutritional support in critically ill(More)
INTRODUCTION The anabolic agent oxandrolone (OX) has been found to decrease length of stay (LOS) following 20-60% total body surface area (TBSA) burn injury. This study uses the Comprehensive Severity Index (CSI) to control for severity of illness and explores the relationship between OX and LOS in a more broadly selected sample of burn patients and a(More)
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