Current treatment of severely burned patients.

  title={Current treatment of severely burned patients.},
  author={Thong T. Nguyen and Deborah A Gilpin and Nicholas A Meyer and D N Herndon},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={223 1},
OBJECTIVE The authors provide an update on a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of severely burned patients. A review of studies and clinical trials from the past to the present include fluid resuscitation, sepsis, immune function, hypermetabolism, early excision, wound healing, scar formation, and inhalation injury. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Advances in treating initial burn shock, infection control, early wound closure, and modulation of the hypermetabolic response have decreased… CONTINUE READING
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