Evolution of burn resuscitation in operation Iraqi freedom.

  title={Evolution of burn resuscitation in operation Iraqi freedom.},
  author={Kevin Chung and Lorne H. Blackbourne and Steven E. Wolf and Christopher E. White and Evan M. Renz and Leopoldo C. Cancio and John B. Holcomb and David J Barillo},
  journal={Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association},
  volume={27 5},
Burns are common in all military conflicts, comprising approximately 10% of all casualties. Of these, nearly 20% are categorized as severe, or involving greater than 20% TBSA, and require significant intravenous resuscitation. A unique set of challenges have emerged during the present conflict associated with global evacuation of burned soldiers, adding a new dimension to the alreadycomplex and often-controversial topic of the burn resuscitation. Critical advances in air evacuation of the war… CONTINUE READING