Pediatric Emergency Playbook
Pediatric Emergency Playbook
Tim Horeczko, MD, MSCR, FACEP, FAAP
Major Burns in Children
43 minutes Posted Feb 1, 2020 at 2:00 am.
-873. Mathis E et al. Pediatric Thermal Burns and Treatment: A Review of Progress and Future Prospects. Medicines. 2017; 4:91. Osuka A et al. Glycocalyx shedding is anhanced by age and correlates with increased fluid requirement in patients with major burns. Shock. 2017; 50(1):60-65. Sebastian R et al. Percutaneous pigtail catheter in the treatment of pneumothorax in major burns: The best alternative? Burns. 2015; e24-227 Sherren PB et al. Lethal triad in severe burns. Burns. 2014; 1492-1496. Strobel AM et al. Emergency Care of Pediatric Burns. Emerg Med Clin N AM. 2018; 441-458.
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Lund and Browder Chart to Estimate Burn Size in Children                   Parkland Formula for Burns Amount needed in addition to maintenance fluids: 4 mL/kg x BSA% = X  Add 1/2 of X to maintenance over the 1st 8 hours Add the other 1/2 of X to maintenance over the next 16 hours       Escharotomy Guide and the "Roman Breastplate"             Yin et al. Bedside Escharotomies for Burns     Classic Paragraph Selected References Mahar PD et al. Clinical differences between major burns patients deemed survivable and non-survivable on admisssion. Injury. 2015; 46:870-873. Mathis E et al. Pediatric Thermal Burns and Treatment: A Review of Progress and Future Prospects. Medicines. 2017; 4:91. Osuka A et al. Glycocalyx shedding is anhanced by age and correlates with increased fluid requirement in patients with major burns. Shock. 2017; 50(1):60-65. Sebastian R et al. Percutaneous pigtail catheter in the treatment of pneumothorax in major burns: The best alternative? Burns. 2015; e24-227 Sherren PB et al. Lethal triad in severe burns. Burns. 2014; 1492-1496. Strobel AM et al. Emergency Care of Pediatric Burns. Emerg Med Clin N AM. 2018; 441-458.