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Prevention and management of infections associated with burns in the combat casualty

The Journal of Trauma

Mar 1, 2008

Laurie C D'AvignonLeopoldo C Cancio

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Burns complicate 5% to 10% of combat associated injuries with infections being the leading cause of mortality. Given the long term complications and rehabilitation needs after initial recovery from the acute burns, these patients are often cared for in dedicated burn units such as the D...read more

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Evidence-Based Medicine
Microbicides
Wound Infection
Military Medicine
War
Burn Injury
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Prevention and management of infections associated with burns in the combat casualty

The Journal of Trauma

Mar 1, 2008

Laurie C D'AvignonLeopoldo C Cancio

PMID: 18316972

DOI: 10.1097/ta.0b013e318163c3e4

Abstract

Burns complicate 5% to 10% of combat associated injuries with infections being the leading cause of mortality. Given the long term complications and rehabilitation needs after initial recovery from the acute burns, these patients are often cared for in dedicated burn units such as the D...read more

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Evidence-Based Medicine
Microbicides
Wound Infection
Military Medicine
War

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