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Why is oral rehydration therapy important for severe burns?
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Dehydration
The skin is an important organ for keeping us hydrated.
You will loose a significant amount of fluid from skin burns so hydration is important to maintain good blood pressure and kidney function.

In brief: Dehydration
The skin is an important organ for keeping us hydrated.
You will loose a significant amount of fluid from skin burns so hydration is important to maintain good blood pressure and kidney function.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
In brief: Oral rehydration
Replacing electrolytes is important in burns as the damaged skin can lose electrolytes including water.

In brief: Oral rehydration
Replacing electrolytes is important in burns as the damaged skin can lose electrolytes including water.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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