Incidence of vomiting in burns and implications for mass burn casualty management.


When faced with large numbers of burn patients and limited resources such as in war or disaster, oral fluids may be used as an alternative to intravenous resuscitation. Vomiting during the first 48 h can limit the usefulness of this method; yet its incidence has not been documented. This study aimed to identify those patients at risk of vomiting following… (More)