Improvement in Burn Care

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Fig. 8.1 Resources, and how they are utilized within a system or process of care, influence outcomes Bailey described quality improvement as ‘a broad range of activities of varying degrees…

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Burns

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Physiologic differences • Children seem more susceptible to symptomatic bronchospasm than adults • Young infants may have a less mature renal concentrating ability than adults • Young children seem to handle fluid overload…

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Burns

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Fig. 36.1 Escharotomy of the hand is performed by incising the eschar in the intermetacarpal spaces. Care is taken not to unnecessarily sever or expose underlying extensor tendons Patients with…

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Management of Burn Patients and Fluid Resuscitation

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Q—Fluid filtration rate Kf—Capillary filtration coefficient (capillary surface area x hydraulic conductivity) Pcap—Capillary hydrostatic pressure Pi—Interstitial hydrostatic pressure σ—Reflection coefficient (Permeability) πp—Plasma oncotic pressure πi—Interstitial oncotic pressure After a deep…

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and Scar Management

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Fig. 38.1 Keloids (upper row) and h ypertrophic scar (bottom row) before (a) and 6 months after (b) four sessions of open spray cryotherapy (two passes of 10 s each) followed by…

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