THE ROLE OF UNFRACTIONATED HEPARIN IN MANAGEMENT OF PARTIAL THICKNESS BURN WOUNDS

Brigadier Surajit Basu, S M

Abstract


Burns is a preventable tragedy which is very painful to the victim especially if it happens to be superficial burns. 20 patients with bum injury were treated in a service hospital with unfractionated Heparin . There were 08 males and 12 females, with age varying between 01 and 50 years. We used Heparin in large doses both topically and parenterally in those cases with significant pain relief, reduction in resuscitation fluid requirement, early healing of wounds and reduction in total length of hospital stay.


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