The evaluation and management of thermal injuries: 2014 update

@inproceedings{Toussaint2014TheEA,
  title={The evaluation and management of thermal injuries: 2014 update},
  author={Jimmy Deon Toussaint and Frederick Schiavone},
  booktitle={Clinical and experimental emergency medicine},
  year={2014}
}
Burns are among the most common injuries presenting to the emergency department. While burns, especially large ones, may be associated with significant morbidity and mortality, most are minor and can be managed by emergency practitioners and discharged home with close follow-up. In contrast, patients with large burns require aggressive management of their airway, breathing and circulation in order to reduce mortality and morbidity. While early endotracheal intubation of patients with actual or… CONTINUE READING

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