Extravascular lung water index as a sign of developing sepsis in burns.

@article{Bognr2010ExtravascularLW,
  title={Extravascular lung water index as a sign of developing sepsis in burns.},
  author={Zsolt Bogn{\'a}r and Viktor Foldi and Barbara R{\'e}zm{\'a}n and Lajos Bog{\'a}r and Csaba Csontos},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={1263-70}
}
Sepsis and multiple organ failure remain the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in burns. The aim of our study was to analyse the predictive value of extravascular lung water index (EVLWI) in the development of severe septic complications and mortality. The records of 28 patients with total burned surface area >20% were analysed (EVLWI, procalcitonin (PCT), intrathoracic blood volume index (ITBVI), positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP), Baltimore Sepsis Scale (BaSS)). Diagnosis of… CONTINUE READING

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