Lee, J.O., Gauglitz, G.G., Herndon, D.N., et al. (2011). Association Between Dietary Fat Content and Outcomes in Pediatric Burn Patients. Journal of Surgical Research. 166(1):e83-90.
This retrospective analysis looked at 994 children with burns covering more than 40% of their total body surface area that were divided into two groups: patients receiving a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet (n=518); and patients receiving milk (high-fat diet; n=426). Patients receiving the low fat/high carbohydrate diet had better outcomes