Concept of Lethal Triad in Critical Care of Severe Burn Injury

  title={Concept of Lethal Triad in Critical Care of Severe Burn Injury},
  author={Vamseedharan Muthukumar and Tejaswini Divakar and Bhojani Jatin},
  booktitle={Indian journal of critical care medicine : peer-reviewed, official publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine},
Background The trinity of hypothermia, acidosis and coagulopathy, the lethal triad in trauma setting is a well-known risk factor associated with high risk of death. Burn is also a pathological situation where inflammatory response, endothelial injury, hypovolemia, reduced end-organ perfusion, cellular hypoxia, and myocardial depression are frequently encountered. This study aimed to study the occurrence and outcome of patients presenting with the 'triad of death' in burn population. Methods… CONTINUE READING


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