Burn Shock and Resuscitation: Proceedings of a Symposium Conducted at the Meeting of the American Burn Association, Chicago, IL, 21 April 2015

Maria L. Serio-Melvin, José Salinas, Kevin K. Chung, Clayton Collins, John C. Graybill, David T. Harrington, David N. Herndon, David G Greenhalgh, George C. Kramer, Alicia Lintner, Michael J. Mosier, Ashish Nagpal, Leopoldo C. Cancio

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Abstract

The Special Interest Groups of the American Burn Association provide a forum for interested members of the multidisciplinary burn team to congregate and discuss matters of mutual interest. At the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association in Chicago, IL, the Fluid Resuscitation Special Interest Group sponsored a special symposium on burn resuscitation. The purpose of the symposium was to review the history, current status, and future direction of fluid resuscitation of patients with burn shock. The reader will note several themes running through the following presentations. One is the perennial question of the proper role for albumin or other fluid-sparing strategies. Another is the unique characteristics of the pediatric burn patient. A third is the need for multicenter trials of burn resuscitation, while recognizing the obstacles to conducting randomized controlled trials in this setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e423-e431
JournalJournal of Burn Care and Research
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Rehabilitation

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    Serio-Melvin, M. L., Salinas, J., Chung, K. K., Collins, C., Graybill, J. C., Harrington, D. T., Herndon, D. N., Greenhalgh, D. G., Kramer, G. C., Lintner, A., Mosier, M. J., Nagpal, A., & Cancio, L. C. (2017). Burn Shock and Resuscitation: Proceedings of a Symposium Conducted at the Meeting of the American Burn Association, Chicago, IL, 21 April 2015. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 38(1), e423-e431. https://doi.org/10.1097/BCR.0000000000000417