Predictive factors of mortality in burn patients.

@article{Macedo2007PredictiveFO,
  title={Predictive factors of mortality in burn patients.},
  author={Jefferson Lessa Soares de Macedo and Jo{\~a}o Barberino Santos},
  journal={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={365-70}
}
Burn mortality statistics may be misleading unless they account properly for the many factors that can influence outcome. Such estimates are useful for patients and others making medical and financial decisions concerning their care. This study aimed to define the clinical, microbiological and laboratorial predictors of mortality with a view to focus on better burn care. Data were collected using independent variables, which were analyzed sequentially and cumulatively, employing univariate… CONTINUE READING

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