Patient Safety in Burn Care: Application of Evidence-based Medicine to Improve Outcomes

Elizabeth L. Dale, Charles Scott Hultman

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Abstract

This article reviews 5 areas in burn care that increasingly use evidence-based medicine to optimize quality and safety: resuscitation protocols, transfusion practices, vascular access, venous thromboembolic prophylaxis, and rational use of antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)611-618
Number of pages8
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Volume44
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adverse events
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Patient safety
  • Quality
  • Value

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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