The early cooling of burns
Although its beneficial effect has been known for 200 years (Davies, 1982) the immediate application of cold water to a burn is a technique rarely performed by first-aid teams, and the few teams that do practice this restorative therapy lack precise indications as to its use.
KeywordsCold Water Burned Area Local Circulation Restorative Therapy Extensive Burn
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Latarjet, J. (1989). Refroidissement par l’eau: traitement d’urgence de la brûlure. Bulletin d’information de l’association pour la prévention et le soins aux brûles, 1, 11–15Google Scholar