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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 22, Supplement 1, pp S107–S107 | Cite as

Treatment of severe Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome in a burn center: Specialized nursing care to optimize survival

  • R. Stagni
  • P. Grézard
  • J. M. Fonrouge
  • P. Y. Gueuniaud
  • C. Bouchard
  • M. Bertin-Maghit
Article
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Conclusions

According to the literature, TENS mortality rate varies from 30 to 50 %, and this review emphasized the fact that the burn unit intensive care capabilities allowed maximal support for these critically ill patients who require intensive and meticulous nursing care.

Keywords

Public Health Mortality Rate Unit Intensive Care Emergency Medicine Nursing Care 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Stagni
    • 1
  • P. Grézard
    • 1
  • J. M. Fonrouge
    • 1
  • P. Y. Gueuniaud
    • 1
  • C. Bouchard
    • 1
  • M. Bertin-Maghit
    • 1
  1. 1.Paul Petit. Burn CenterEdouard Herriot HospitalLyonFRANCE

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