Anesthesia for patients with acute burn injuries

  • Lee C. WoodsonEmail author
  • Edward Sherwood
  • Alexis McQuitty
  • Mark D. Talon


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 [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lee C. Woodson
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Edward Sherwood
    • 1
  • Alexis McQuitty
    • 1
  • Mark D. Talon
    • 1
  1. 1.Shriners Hospital for ChildrenGalveston University of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUTMBGalvestonUSA

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