What How and How Much Should Patients with Burns be Fed
Williams, F.N., Branski, L.K., Jeschke, M.G., and Herndon, D.N. (2011). What, How, and How Much Should Patients with Burns be Fed? Surgical Clinics of North America. 91(3):609-.
This review focuses on nutritional support to decrease post-burn hyper-metabolism and insulin resistance. The authors recommend enteral delivery of high-protein, high carbohydrate feedings and drugs to promote anabolism, in addition to thermoregulation and early excision and grafting of wounds.