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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Burns and scalds -- Treatment.,
  • Critical care medicine.,
  • Burns -- therapy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[edited by] J.A. J. Martyn.
ContributionsMartyn, J. A. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRD96.4 .A28 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 341 p. :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2225234M
ISBN 100721627749
LC Control Number89070051

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The patients were evaluated with respect to age, gender, burn etiology, the total body surface area burned (TBSA), the presence of inhalation injury, sepsis, positive cultures, the microorganisms. management of burn injuries may occur outside of specialist units, particularly for patients with a minor burn. These guidelines are designed as a practical guide to complement relevant clinical knowledge and the care and management techniques required for effective patient management. Clinicians working outside a specialist burn unit are. Patients who sustain a burn and also have pre-existing medical disorders require more intensive management and frequently have slower progress. Their medical status can complicate management and prolong recovery. Patients with burns and concomitant trauma (such as fractures) in which the burn. The management of a seriously burned patient in the first few hours can significantly affect the long-term outcome. Therefore, it is important that the patient be managed properly in the early hours after injury. The complexity, intensity, multidisciplinary character and .