Impaired respiratory function and heightened pulmonary inflammation in episodic binge ethanol intoxication and burn injury.

@article{Shults2015ImpairedRF,
  title={Impaired respiratory function and heightened pulmonary inflammation in episodic binge ethanol intoxication and burn injury.},
  author={Jill A Shults and Brenda Curtis and Michael Y. M. Chen and Eileen Bock O'Halloran and Luis Enrique Soto Ram{\'i}rez and Elizabeth J. Kovacs},
  journal={Alcohol},
  year={2015},
  volume={49 7},
  pages={713-20}
}
Clinical data indicate that cutaneous burn injuries covering greater than 10% of the total body surface area are associated with significant morbidity and mortality, in which pulmonary complications, including acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), contribute to nearly half of all patient deaths. Approximately 50% of burn patients are intoxicated at… CONTINUE READING