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4 papers 0 to 25 followers Research Papers used in aid of the in-house ICU registrar teaching programme at Royal Perth Hospital in the first half of 2016.
Steffen Rex
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To summarize and highlight recent advances in the understanding and management of burn injuries. RECENT FINDINGS: The review focuses on topics which are of particular relevance for critical care practitioners involved in burn care: resuscitation, management of infection and sepsis, epidemiology and outcome, and organization and costs of burn care. SUMMARY: While being the mainstay of early survival in burn victims, various aspects of burn resuscitation are still contentious and highlighted in this review...
December 2012: Current Opinion in Critical Care
Frederick W Endorf, David Ahrenholz
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To update critical care practitioners on the recent advancements in burn care. RECENT FINDINGS: Particular topics discussed include airway management, acute resuscitation, issues within the intensive care unit, nutrition, and wound management. SUMMARY: This is a concise review of the recent burn literature tailored to the critical care practitioner. Criteria for extubation of burn patients are examined, as is the need for cuffed endotracheal tubes in pediatric burn patients...
December 2011: Current Opinion in Critical Care
Barbara A Latenser
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this concise review is to provide an overview of some of the most important resuscitation and monitoring issues and approaches that are unique to burn patients compared with the general intensive care unit population. STUDY SELECTION: Consensus conference findings, clinical trials, and expert medical opinion regarding care of the critically burned patient were gathered and reviewed. Studies focusing on burn shock, resuscitation goals, monitoring tools, and current recommendations for initial burn care were examined...
October 2009: Critical Care Medicine
Ronald P Mlcak, Oscar E Suman, David N Herndon
Advances in the care of patients with major burns have led to a reduction in mortality and a change in the cause of their death. Burn shock, which accounted for almost 20 percent of burn deaths in the 1930s and 1940s, is now treated with early, vigorous fluid resuscitation and is only rarely a cause of death. Burn wound sepsis, which emerged as the primary cause of mortality once burn shock decreased in importance, has been brought under control with the use of topical antibiotics and aggressive surgical debridement...
February 2007: Burns: Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries
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