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Prehospital care of severe burns

Andrew J Bowman sumieb at compuserve.com
Sun Apr 16 04:09:39 BST 2006


Advanced Burn Life Support

A 1 day course in reviewing the basics of pre-hospital and ED burn care.

Sponosored by the American Burn Association

www.ameriburn.org

Andrew
> Andrew
>
> I didn't know there was an "ABLS".
>
> Bernard Chan
>
>
>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Andrew J Bowman" <sumieb at compuserve.com>
> > To: "Trauma & Critical Care mailing list" <trauma-lis> t at trauma.org>
> > Subject: Re: Prehospital care of severe burns
> > Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 12:16:26 -0400
> > >
> > >
> > But be careful with cooling.  ABLS teaches that if > skin temp drops 
below 60F
> > than the Zone of Stasis can become a necrotic zone > as well and you 
have lost
> > more tissue.
> > >
> > Put out the fire
> > >
> > Keep patient warm
> > >
> > Proper Fluid resuscitation
> > >
> > Morphine and more morphine
> > >
> > Andrew B
>
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