Burns


Burns are a common presentation to the ED and can result in a significant degree or morbidity and mortality.

In this podcast we talk through the approach and treatment of burns along with some controversies in the literature regarding assessment of burn depth and fluid management. Enjoy!

References

The Parkland formula under fire: is the criticism justified? Blumetti J, et al. J Burn Care Res. 2008 Jan-Feb.

Mersey Burns for calculating fluid resuscitation volume when managing burns: NICE advice [MIB58] Published date: March 2016

SCANRCIT: Pain can’t be used to differentiate between partial and full thickness burns

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