New Findings Reported from University of Alberta Describe Advances in Sepsis (Important Developments in Burn Care)

May 04, 2017

An article published in Biotech Week, , 228  summarizes a published peer review journal article describing advances over the past decade in resuscitation, burn wound management, sepsis, and reconstruction that have improved outcomes and quality of life after thermal injury. However, they note that increased survival as patients with larger burns  are resuscitated,  has resulted in an increased risk of nosocomial infections, sepsis, compartment syndromes, and venous thromboembolic phenomena. These have  have required adjustments in care to maintain quality of life after injury.

The research concluded that recent developments in burn care  illustrate the evolution of the field.

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