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Anesthesia for patients with acute burn injuries

  • Lee C. Woodson
  • Edward Sherwood
  • Alexis McQuitty
  • Mark D. Talon

Abstract

Remarkable advances continue to be made in the care of patients with major burn injuries. Early aggressive fluid resuscitation has dramatically improved initial survival. The development of specialized burn centers has allowed the concentration and coordination of resources needed to provide a multidisciplinary approach from the time of admission with the goal of not just maximizing survival but optimizing functional recovery as well [1].

Keywords

Acute Lung Injury Fresh Freeze Plasma Pulse Pressure Variation Stroke Volume Variation Massive Transfusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lee C. Woodson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Edward Sherwood
    • 1
  • Alexis McQuitty
    • 1
  • Mark D. Talon
    • 1
  1. 1.Shriners Hospital for ChildrenGalveston University of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUTMBGalvestonUSA

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