Burn wound infection.

@article{McManus1981BurnWI,
  title={Burn wound infection.},
  author={W. McManus and C. Goodwin and A. Mason and B. Pruitt},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1981},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={
          753-6
        }
}
  • W. McManus, C. Goodwin, +1 author B. Pruitt
  • Published 1981
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of trauma
  • Ninety-seven of 763 patients admitted to a burn center during a 3-year period had histologically confirmed bacterial or fungal burn wound invasion. Nine of these 97 patients survived and 88 died. Burn wound infection was the principal cause of death in 57 patients and was diagnosed perimortem in an additional 31 patients but was not judged to be the primary cause of death. Pseudomonas aeruginosa continues as the most frequent offending organism. The variety of mycotic and bacterial organisms… CONTINUE READING

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