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Fluid resuscitation in burns 

Fluid resuscitation in burns
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Fluid resuscitation in burns
Author(s):

Rowan Pritchard-Jones

, Chris Seaton

, and Kayvan Shokrollahi

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199699537.003.0011
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date: 27 September 2020

This chapter guides the reader through the phases of resuscitating a burn-injured patient and monitoring response. It explains when to resuscitate, the reasons fluids are important in the care of burn injured patients and describes the use of both the Parkland Formula and Muir and Barclay Protocol. The chapter further describes how to monitor and respond to the patients changing physiology during fluid resuscitation, and how to identify and respond to myoglobinuria.

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