Primary Cause Of Death

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Prognosis/Recommendation The primary cause of death is due to secondary infection, such as, pulmonary sepsis. According to eMedicine, deaths from burn injuries have significantly decreased. “During the past two decades, deaths from burn injuries have decreased” The improvement of emergency medical services and firefighting techniques contributes to this decrease in mortality. Other contributing factors for reduction in mortality also include the development of topical and systemic antimicrobial agents, recognition of the importance of proper nutrition, and adoption of early wound excision and grafting techniques. The use of smoke detectors has helped reduce the severity of burn injuries. Educational programs provided to inform homeowners to
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