Remarkable advances continue to be made in the care of patients with major burn injuries. Early aggressive fluid resuscitation has dramatically improved initial survival. The development of specialized burn centers has allowed the concentration and coordination of resources needed to provide a multidisciplinary approach from the time of admission with the goal of not just maximizing survival but optimizing functional recovery as well .
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Burns|
|Subtitle of host publication||Acute Burn Care, Volume 1|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2012|
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