Increased fluid resuscitation can lead to adverse outcomes in major-burn injured patients, but low mortality is achievable

Joel M. Dulhunty, Robert J. Boots, Michael J. Rudd, Michael J. Muller and Jeffrey Lipman (2008) Increased fluid resuscitation can lead to adverse outcomes in major-burn injured patients, but low mortality is achievable. Burns, 34 8: 1090-1097. doi:10.1016/j.burns.2008.01.011


Author Joel M. Dulhunty
Robert J. Boots
Michael J. Rudd
Michael J. Muller
Jeffrey Lipman
Title Increased fluid resuscitation can lead to adverse outcomes in major-burn injured patients, but low mortality is achievable
Journal name Burns   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0305-4179
Publication date 2008-12-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.burns.2008.01.011
Open Access Status
Volume 34
Issue 8
Start page 1090
End page 1097
Total pages 8
Editor S. Wolf
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Pergamon
Language eng
Subject C1
920199 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified
110310 Intensive Care
Abstract Background: Excessive fluid resuscitation of large burn injuries has been associated with adverse outcomes. We reviewed our experience in patients with major-burn injury to assess the relationship between fluid, clinical outcome and cause of variance from expected resuscitation volumes as defined by the Parkland formula.
Keyword Burns
Fluid Resuscitation
Hypertonic Saline Solution
Isotonic solutions
mortality
plasma substitutes
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: 2009 Higher Education Research Data Collection
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