Care of the pediatric burn patient requires knowledge of physiologic differences between adults and children for estimation of burn size, calculation of fluid needs, and assessment of response. Dressing techniques, pain management, and nutritional and psychologic support of this population require special considerations
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Burn Care| May 01 1993
Pediatric Burn Injuries
Elizabeth Helvig, RN, MS
From the Department of Nursing Education, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.
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AACN Adv Crit Care (1993) 4 (2): 433–442.
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Elizabeth Helvig; Pediatric Burn Injuries. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 May 1993; 4 (2): 433–442. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-1993-2020
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