Burnt

Released on 15/08/2014

Key Learning Points

  • Albumin in the management of burns
  • Benzodiazepines in the management of pain associated with burns
  • Calculating the Total Burn Surface Area (TBSA)
  • Continued fluid management in patients with burns
  • Inhalation injury
  • Intubation of a patient with burns
  • Nutrition in patients with burns
  • The Parkland formula
  • The effect of burns on erythrocytes
  • The initial fluid management of patients with burns
  • The role of Ketamine in the management of burns

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