OXYGEN CONSUMPTION AND WATER LOSS DURING TREATMENT OF BURNS WITH WARM DRY AIR

@inproceedings{Barr1968OXYGENCA,
  title={OXYGEN CONSUMPTION AND WATER LOSS DURING TREATMENT OF BURNS WITH WARM DRY AIR},
  author={P.-O. Barr and Gunnar Birke and Soren Liljedahl and L. O. Plantin},
  year={1968}
}
Abstract A group of eleven patients with burns exceeding 20% of their body-surface were kept in an environment of air warmed to 32°C (89.6°F) and dried to a relative humidity of approximately 20%. Another group of eleven patients with burns of a similar size were exposed to a normal ward temperature of 22°C (71.6°F) and at a relative humidity of 45%. Compared with the control series, the patients who were treated with warm dry air showed (1) a substantial reduction in basal metabolic rate; (2… CONTINUE READING

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