Fluid retention during the first 48 hours as an indicator of burn survival.

@article{Carlson1986FluidRD,
  title={Fluid retention during the first 48 hours as an indicator of burn survival.},
  author={Randy Carlson and Robert K Finley and Sidney F Miller and Lois M. Jones and Michael Morath and S Alkire},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1986},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={840-3}
}
The quantity of fluid retained during the first 48 hours of resuscitation has been suggested as an indicator of burn severity and mortality (13). In this study of 82 adult burned patients with more than 20% total body surface burns we found that the net fluid retention during the first 48 hours of resuscitation was a predictor of burn mortality and… CONTINUE READING