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Indexed/Abstracted in: Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Online ISSN 1827-1669
Sakallioglu A. E. 1, Haberal M. 2
1 Burn and Fire Disaster Institute Baskent University, Turkey
2 Department of General Surgery Transplantation and Burns Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Burn trauma is a frequent cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Advancements in resuscitation, surgical tecniques, infection control and nutritional/metaolic support decreased mortality and morbidity. This article intends to review current outlines for initial treatment and resuscitation nutritional/metabolic support and wound management peculiar to burn patients.