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Management of the Severely Burned

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Management of the severely burned
AAST Grand Round, July 23, 2015

Presented by:
Dr. David Zonies, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Dr. Kevin Chung, U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Moderated by:
Dr. Joseph Galante, MD, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California


Referenced in presentation:

A prospective, randomized evaluation of intra-abdominal pressures with crystalloid and colloid resuscitation in burn patients.
O'Mara MS, Slater H, Goldfarb IW, Caushaj PF.
J Trauma. 2005 May;58(5):1011-8.


Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome in burn patients.
Ivy ME, Atweh NA, Palmer J, Possenti PP, Pineau M, D'Aiuto M.
J Trauma. 2000 Sep;49(3):387-91.


Further reading:

Acute blood loss during burn and soft tissue excisions: An observational study of blood product resuscitation practices and focused review.
Pidcoke HF, Isbell CL, Herzig MC, Fedyk CG, Schaffer BS, Chung KK, White CE, Wolf SE, Wade CE, Cap AP.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jun;78(6 Suppl 1):S39-47.


An open, parallel, randomized, comparative, multicenter investigation evaluating the efficacy and tolerability of Mepilex Ag versus silver sulfadiazine in the treatment of deep partial-thickness burn injuries.
Tang H, Lv G, Fu J, Niu X, Li Y, Zhang M, Zhang G, Hu D, Chen X, Lei J, Qi H, Xia Z.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 May;78(5):1000-7.


Predictors of muscle protein synthesis after severe pediatric burns.
Diaz EC, Herndon DN, Lee J, Porter C, Cotter M, Suman OE, Sidossis LS, Børsheim E.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Apr;78(4):816-22.


External validation of the revised Baux score for the prediction of mortality in patients with acute burn injury.
Dokter J, Meijs J, Oen IM, van Baar ME, van der Vlies CH, Boxma H.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Mar;76(3):840-5.


Hypercoagulability after burn injury.
Van Haren RM, Thorson CM, Valle EJ, Busko AM, Guarch GA, Andrews DM, Pizano LR, Schulman CI, Namias N, Proctor KG.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jul;75(1):37-43; discussion 43.