Care of the Burned Patient

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Fig. 24.1 Dose–response curves for rocuronium in burned and non-burned adults. On the y-axis, the train-of-four (TOF) ratio is represented as the percentage of twitch suppression between the fourth and…

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Support for the Burn Patient

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  kcal/day Comments Adult formulas Harris Benedict Men: 66.5 + 13.8 (weight in kg) + 5 (height in cm) − 6.76 (age in years) Women: 655 + 9.6 (weight in kg) + 1.85 (height in cm) − 4.68 (age in years) Estimates…

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of Burns: Established and Novel Technologies

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Dressing agent Active substance Presentation Main use Advantages Disadvantages Bacitracin Bacitracin Ointment Superficial burns, skin grafts Gram + coverage No Gram − or fungal coverage Polymyxin Polymyxin B Ointment Superficial burns, skin grafts Gram − coverage…

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Burn Management

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• Size, depth, and location of burn • Patient’s age, comorbidities, and functional state • Concern for abuse or neglect • Home support including assistance in wound care and transportation Table 33.2 Burn Center…

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Healing

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Category Subtype Wound characteristics Mechanical Abrasions Contusions Lacerations Incisions Puncture wounds Removal of superficial skin layer(s) Disruption of blood vessels and extravasation of blood into tissue Tissue disruption caused by…

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Responses and Organ Support

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Mild PaO2/FiO2 ratio from 200 to 300 mmHg with PEEP or CPAP ≥ 5 cmH2O Moderate PaO2/FiO2 ratio from 100 to 200 mmHg with PEEP ≥ 5 cmH2O Severe PaO2/FiO2 ratio < 100 mmHg with PEEP ≥ 5 cmH2O The use of LTV in…

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