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Burn patient resuscitation system

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AMRMC

A method and system for operating a semi-closed loop and/or a closed loop resuscitation of a burn patient in view of patient information and other physiological data gathered as part of the method and/or by the system. The method in at least one embodiment includes receiving patient information, calculating an infusion rate based at least on part on a portion of the received patient information, outputting the infusion rate to an infusion pump, obtaining a urinary output, calculating a new infusion rate using infusion rate model based constants, and outputting the new infusion rate to an infusion pump. In some embodiments, the method includes notifying medical staff when problems arise, displaying information regarding the resuscitation, and setting limits regarding the infusion rates.

Inventors: 
Salinas, Jose; Kramer, George C.; Drew, Guy A.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2010-12-23
Grant Date: 
2012-04-17
Grant time: 
481 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
8
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
UNIV TEXAS