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Care of the pediatric burn patient requires knowledge of physiologic differences between adults and children for estimation of burn size, calculation of fluid needs, and assessment of response. Dressing techniques, pain management, and nutritional and psychologic support of this population require special considerations.
BACKGROUND In severe stroke, a decision to withdraw life-sustaining treatment is sometimes made in cooperation with the family. The aim of this study was to study the time from withdrawing life-sustaining treatment to death in patients with severe ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. METHODS In total, 2,506 patients with stroke admitted to Haukeland University… (More)
A retrospective review of 109 procedures was performed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of anesthesiologist-administered anesthesia in the burn intensive care unit treatment room. Intraprocedural and postprocedural complications, impact on patient activity, and nutritional goals were evaluated. The review suggested that these procedures can be performed… (More)