Burns

Burnt

Overview

Severe burns following a house fire. Numerous complications which threaten to bring your patient to death's door. Can you save him?


  1. Abdominal compartment syndrome
  2. Albumin in the management of burns
  3. Benzodiazepines in the management of pain associated with burns
  4. Calculating the Total Burn Surface Area (TBSA)
  5. Continued fluid management in patients with burns
  6. Fluid loss in burns
  7. Inhalation injury
  8. Intubation of a patient with burns
  9. Nutrition in patients with burns
  10. Pain management in burns
  11. The Parkland formula
  12. The effect of burns on erythrocytes
  13. The initial fluid management of patients with burns
  14. The role of Ketamine in the management of burns
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