An Observational Study of Acute Burn Resuscitation (fluid infusion)

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Study coordinator
Name - Katrina Falwell
Email - kafalwell@ucdavis.edu
Phone - 916-453-2134

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"This is an observational study focusing on patients admitted to the burn center at UC Davis Medical Center."
Age: 18 years or older
Gender:
Any
Healthy Volunteers: No
Keywords: burn, acute burn, acute burn resuscitation, burn victims, burn treatment
Type: Observational Study
Target:
40 Participants
Investigator:
Description
This observational study will involve real-time data collection. It will focus on patients admitted to the burn center at UC Davis Medical Center. The team will study patients receiving fluid resuscitation during the first 48 hours after burn injury.

Data collected will include fluid infusion rates, vital signs, and laboratory values. All procedures will follow UC Davis Medical Center's standard of care. Data on outcomes (organ function, ventilation duration, length of stay, and survival) will be collected at 72 hours, 96 hours, and at hospital discharge.
This study requires

This is an observational study. Patients will receive routine standard of care. Nothing additional is required to participate.

Who can participate

Inclusion criteria:

  • Age ≥ 18 years
  • ≥ 20% TBSA burns
  • Admitted to the burn center ≤ 12 post injury

Exclusion criteria:

  • Significant associated trauma
  • High voltage (≥ 1000 volts) electrical burns
  • Surgery anticipated within 48 hours from injury
  • Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) anticipated to be given at any time ≤ 48 hours from injury
  • Hypertonic saline (HTS) anticipated to be given at any time ≤ 48 hours from injury
  • Hydroxyethyl starch (HES) anticipated to be given at any time ≤ 48 hours from injury
  • High dose Vitamin C infusion is anticipated to be given at any time ≤ 48 hours from injury
  • Death occurs or comfort measures are instituted within ≤ 48 hours from injury
Benefits and risks of participating
BENEFITS:

The study team cannot promise any benefit from participating in this research study.

RISKS:

The study doctor will discuss risks associated with participating in this research study.
Compensation
There is no compensation for taking part in this study.
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Schedule
Study duration and period
Patients will take part in the study from the time of admission until hospital discharge.
Recruitment period
From Aug. 25, 2016
Location
UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
Contact
Katrina Falwell
Research Topic
Conditions:
  • Burns
  • Shock

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