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[Primary care and assessment of extended burn].

Authors
  • Shimamoto, Minoru
  • Kawai, Makoto
  • Yamamoto, Yasuhiro
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2005
Volume
106
Issue
12
Pages
733–735
Identifiers
PMID: 16869125
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Extended burn is a severe trauma makes patients easily critical status without appropriate cure and assessment. In order to ride out hypovolemic shock, it is necessary to manage the internal water, the state of respiration and wound treatment and assess the depth of burn wound. Initialy we assess the burned area and it's depth, then we calculate the amount of water which will be necessary on acute phase for the patient We will resect the part of deep dermal burn immediately to reduce the causes of infection. The patient will need a graft operation as soon as we can to avoid the severe infection.

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