Brookes formula, Biology

Brooke's  Formula:

a)  Fluid  requirement 

b)  Estimate the accurate/approximate weight of the patient 

c)  First  24  hours 

Colloids (blood, plasma, dextran) 0.5 mlkg/per cent bum physiological saline 1.5mlkg/per cent  bum.  5 per  cent dextrose depending on age and  size of patient. 

d)  Second  24  hours 

Colloids (blood, plasma, dextran) 0.25ml I kg/per cent burn, physiological saline 0.75 mlkglper cent bum.  5  per  cent dextrose depending on  age and size of patient. 

e)  Ascorbic acid, vitamin B complex and  folates are important for wound healing.

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