The use of a cardiac output monitor to guide the initial fluid resuscitation in a patient with burns.

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A case of initial resuscitation of a patient with severe burns is described. Such patients can have hypotension and reduced organ perfusion for a number of reasons, and can remain in the emergency department for many hours while awaiting transfer to specialist centres. The case provides a comparison between resuscitation using traditional burns formulae and… (More)

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@article{Reid2007TheUO, title={The use of a cardiac output monitor to guide the initial fluid resuscitation in a patient with burns.}, author={Robert Darren Reid and J. E. L. Jayamaha}, journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ}, year={2007}, volume={24 5}, pages={e32} }