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FIGURE 1-4 Arachidonic acid metabolism. Corticosteroids can block the conversion of phospholipids to arachidonic acid. Salicylates can inhibit prostaglandin synthesis. (From: Robertson RP: Prostaglandins and other arachidonic acid metabolites, in Becker KL, et al (eds): Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2d ed. Philadelphia, JB Lippincott 1996, chap 170, with permission.)

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FIGURE 1-5 The minimum anticipated daily urinary nitrogen excretion of adult patients in relation to the injury stimulus. These losses may be modulated by a number of variables, including the age and nutritional status of the patient. (Adapted from: Grant JP: Handbook of Total Parenteral Nutrition. Phialdelphia, WB Saunders, 1980, with permission.)

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FIGURE 3-1 Simplified view of the process involved in hemostasis.

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FIGURE 3-2 Outline of the intrinsic (A) and extrinsic (B) pathways of fibrin formation.

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FIGURE 4-1

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FIGURE 6-1 Algorithm for the selective management of penetrating neck injuries.

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FIGURE 6-2 Algorithm for the management of mechanically unstable pelvic fractures in hemodynamically unstable patients.

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FIGURE 7-1 Locations for escharotomy incisions. These incisions are placed along the midmedial and midlateral lines of the extremities. The skin is especially tight along major joints, and decompression at these sites must be complete. Chest and neck escharotomies are rarely necessary.

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FIGURE 7-2 Burn diagram for documenting extent and depth of burn. The most important concept for use of these diagrams is their provision for changing proportions of body surface area with increasing age. Clinical data for the burn diagrams are most accurately obtained immediately after initial burn debridement.

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FIGURE 8-1 Sequence of events in wound healing. (Modified from: Mast BA: The Skin, in Cohen IK, Diegelmann RF, Lindblad WJ (eds): Wound Healing: Biochemical and Clinical Aspects, chap 22. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1992, with permission.)

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