Fluid therapy in burns
2012 (English)In: Acta Medica Lituanica, ISSN 1392-0138, EISSN 2029-4174, Vol. 19, no 3, 213-214 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Outcome after burn injury, as also paralleled by other trauma, has been improving steadily over the years. In this aspect a significant improvement was seen especially in the 1970-ties when the 50% survival chance from a burn injury increased from 45% total body surface area burned (TBSA%) in a 21 year old patient up to almost 80% (TBSA%). Although this improvement may be claimed to have many reasons, a significant one that needs to be stressed is the introduction of more thorough use of protocolized fluid treatment strategies
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lietuvos Mokslu Akademijos Leidykla , 2012. Vol. 19, no 3, 213-214 p.
fluid therapy, burns, survival
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-90369OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-90369DiVA: diva2:612852