Chapter 4. Protein Catabolism and Energy Utilization in Burned Patients Treated at Different Environmental Temperatures

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Knight
  1. J. W. L. Davies and
  2. S.-O. Liljedahl

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719770.ch4

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Energy Metabolism in Trauma

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Energy Metabolism in Trauma

How to Cite

Davies, J. W. L. and Liljedahl, S.-O. (2008) Protein Catabolism and Energy Utilization in Burned Patients Treated at Different Environmental Temperatures, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Energy Metabolism in Trauma (eds R. Porter and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719770.ch4

Author Information

  1. M.R.C. Industrial Injuries and Burns Unit, Accident Hospital, Birmingham, and King Gustav Vth Research Institute and Burns Unit, Karolinska Sjukhuset, Stockholm

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1970

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780700014873

Online ISBN: 9780470719770

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Keywords:

  • protein metabolism;
  • anabolism;
  • nitrogen;
  • sulphur;
  • potassium

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Body Weight

  • Nitrogen Excretion

  • Relationship between Catabolic Rates of Albumin and Gamma G Globulin, Severity of Burn and Environmental Temperature

  • Changes in the Basal Metabolic Rate of Patients with Burns of Differing Severities Treated in Warm or Cool Environments

  • Energy Requirements for Evaporation of Water from the Burned Surface

  • Relationship between Energy Production and Catabolic Rate of Plasma Albumin and Gamma G Globulin

  • Summary