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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

Chapter 16 - Burns Management

Summary

This chapter, reviews burns management in children. The authors discuss the various types of burns in children and the impact on management. The authors review burn classification, penetration and assessment of body surface area affected as it relates to children. Discussion of the anesthetic considerations related to patients with severe burns is presented including, carbon monoxide and cyanide toxicities, fluid and temperature management, airway considerations and analgesic options