Effects of differences in percent total body surface area estimation on fluid resuscitation of transferred burn patients.

@article{Freiburg2007EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of differences in percent total body surface area estimation on fluid resuscitation of transferred burn patients.},
  author={Carter B Freiburg and Peter A Igneri and Kennith H. Sartorelli and Frederick Colin Rogers},
  journal={Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={42-8}
}
We sought to analyze the effect that differences in estimation of burn size and burn resuscitation had on complications and death among our transferred burn patients, in comparison with outcomes for burn patients directly admitted to our rural Level 1 trauma center. A retrospective chart review was performed for all patients suffering thermal injuries who were treated at a rural Level I trauma center and regional burn center. Percent TBSA burn estimates at referring hospitals were compared to… CONTINUE READING

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