Determinants of death following burn injury.

  title={Determinants of death following burn injury.},
  author={Matthias J Muller and Stuart P Pegg and Michele Rule},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={88 4},
BACKGROUND Burn care has changed considerably. Early surgery, nutritional support, improved resuscitation and novel skin replacement techniques are now well established. The aim of the study was to establish whether changes in management have improved survival following burn injury and to determine the contributory factors leading to non-survival. METHODS This was a retrospective outcome analysis of data collected from a consecutive series of 4094 patients with burns admitted to a tertiary… CONTINUE READING