Accession Number : ADA268673


Title :   Improved Survival of Burned Patients With Inhalation Injury


Corporate Author : ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAMHOUSTON TX


Personal Author(s) : Rue, Loring W , III ; Cioffi, William G ; Mason, Arthur D ; McManus, William F ; Pruitt, Basil A , Jr


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a268673.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 9


Abstract : To study a cohort of patients treated at the same institution and to compare that patient population with that of a previous report documenting the comorbidity of inhalation injury and pneumonia. Specifically, we wanted to determine whether there had been an improvement in survival of patients suffering inhalation injury.


Descriptors :   *WOUNDS AND INJURIES , *PATIENTS , *BURNS(INJURIES) , *INHALATION , REPRINTS , LETHALITY , SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL) , MORTALITY RATE , CULTURES(BIOLOGY) , AGE DISTRIBUTION , BLOOD CELLS , BIOLOGICAL STAINS


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Stress Physiology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE