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2022 Sep 05

Mil Med Res



Gastrointestinal dysfunction is associated with mortality in severe burn patients: a 10-year retrospective observational study from South China.


He Q-L, Gao S-W, Qin Y, Huang R-C, Chen C-Y, Zhou F, Lin H-C, Huang W-Q
Mil Med Res. 2022 Sep 05; 9(1):49.
PMID: 36064456.


Data on severe and extensive burns in China are limited, as is data on the prevalence of a range of related gastrointestinal (GI) disorders [such as stress ulcers, delayed defecation, opioid-related bowel immotility, and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS)]. We present a multicentre analysis of coincident GI dysfunction and its effect on burn-related mortality.