Chapter 25. Burns

  1. Vanessa Shaw and
  2. Margaret Lawson
  1. Helen McCarthy and
  2. Claire Gurry

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch25

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

McCarthy, H. and Gurry, C. (2007) Burns, in Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition (eds V. Shaw and M. Lawson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134934

Online ISBN: 9780470692004

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Keywords:

  • burns;
  • collagen synthesis;
  • pyrexia;
  • pain management;
  • facial injury

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment of injury

  • Metabolic response to burn injury

  • Aims of nutritional support

  • Assessment of nutritional requirements

  • Meeting nutritional goals

  • Monitoring

  • Case study

  • Acknowledgements

  • References