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Trauma | Inhalation & Chemical Burns

Specific Types of Burn Injuries Inhalation: 20-35% of all patients admitted to burn centers. Happens in closed environments i.e. building, car, plane. Dangers are: Heat Fire consumes O2, none left to breathe Production of Carbon Monoxide and other toxic gases Displaces O2 on the hemoglobin 250x the affinity that O2 has for hemoglobin Supraglottic: thermal […]

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