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SCCM Pod-VCCR11 Workup, Management, and Critical Sequelae of Burn Injuries

Richard Iuorio, MD speaks with Laura Johnson, MD, and Jim Reilly, MD, about the workup, management, and critical sequelae of burn injuries. Using a fictional burn case as an example, Dr. Johnson talks about airway considerations, resuscitation protocols, and fluid properties. The team then speaks about the use of antibiotics, and weighs the respective merits of colloids vs. crystalloids before ending the podcast with a discussion on ventilation strategies and indications for emergent escharotomy. Dr. Johnson is a trauma surgeon and burn specialist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, District of Columbia. Dr. Reilly is an Emergency Medicine resident at Lincoln Medical Center in the South Bronx. Published: 11/28/2017



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