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Ready-to-use emergency kit for treatment of severe burns: definition and specifications

  • E. Caruso
  • P. Crabai
  • L. Donati
  • M. Klinger
  • S. Garbin
  • R. Zaza

Abstract

Burns are a frequent pathology both in disasters involving the general public and in international conflicts. The requirement that disaster medicine should be in a position to provide adequate therapy for as many persons as possible has underlined the importance, in the case of severely burned patients, of the immediate performance on the scene of the disaster of procedures to stabilize their condition pending evacuation to specialized centres, if possible within 24 hours.

Keywords

Povidone Iodine Silver Nitrate Solution Severe Burn Cerium Nitrate Methane Sulphonate 
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Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Caruso
    • 1
  • P. Crabai
    • 1
  • L. Donati
    • 2
  • M. Klinger
    • 2
  • S. Garbin
    • 1
  • R. Zaza
    • 2
  1. 1.Comando del Servizio Sanitario Regionale Militare Nord EstItaly
  2. 2.Ospedale Niguarda ‘Cà Granda’MilanItaly

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