Avoiding Cardiovascular and Brain Damage

The key management issue in burns is to make sure that the bodies vital systems are protected from the secondary trauma resulting from the burn. It is critical that the bodies intake of oxygen is not impaired, and that the impact of smoke inhalation be assessed. Too often, the issue of brain injury secondary to interference with blood and oxygen to the brain is overlooked in the crisis management of the grotesque external injuries.

In treating severe burns, it is critical to:

Burn Wound Assessment


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