Fluid resuscitation protocols for burn patients at intensive care units of the United Kingdom and Ireland

Sammy Al-Benna
Introduction: The objective of this study was to determine the thermal injury fluid resuscitation protocols at intensive care units (ICUs) in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Materials and methods: A telephone questionnaire was designed to survey the fluid resuscitation protocols of ICUs at all hospitals with plastic/burn surgery departments in the British Isles in 2010. The feedback from the questionnaire was from the senior nurse in charge of the ICUs. Results: 32/64 (50%) of these...