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Fluid Replacement after Thermal Burns

Purpose:

Fluid therapy is important in the severely burned patient.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

options, diet

ICD-10:

T20-T25, T26-T28, T29-T32

Description:

In severe burns there is a loss of plasma into burn tissue and loss of fluid by evaporation from the denuded skin surface. Fluid replacement needs in burn patients are affected by the age of the patient, the severity of the burns, the depth of burn involvement and the percentage of body surface area burned.

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