Association Between Dietary Fat Content and Outcomes in Pediatric Burn Patients
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