Traumatic depletion

Traumatic depletion (synonym: wound exhaustion, dystrophy wounded) - severe degenerative process that occurs in chronic toxicity associated with long suppurations in serious cases, in patients with extensive and deep burns. Traumatic depletion observed in chronic long-existing suppurations pleura, septic arthritis. Traumatic depletion develops after prolonged fever, which is characterized by chills, sweating. During examination of the patient with traumatic depletion is evident sharp depletion of ashy paleness of skin, trophic disorders in the form of pressure sores (see). Patients lethargic, apathetic, indifferent to the environment. Serious violations of the digestive tract accompanied by loss of appetite, continuous diarrhea. Temperature more low-grade, and in the final phase of the disease, it decreased to normal values.
Broken processes of healing of wounds. Wounds covered sluggish pale granulation; very often granulation absent. Wounds in such cases covered with a grayish purulent-necrotic bloom without clear boundaries. A constant absorption of the decay products and bacterial toxins leads to damage to the nervous system, liver, kidneys, heart, adrenal glands, and so on, the Pulse becomes frequent, weak filling, blood pressure falls, increases severe anaemia. Found in the urine protein, erythrocytes, a large number of leukocytes. Sharply reduced immunological activity of an organism.
Prevention of traumatic depletion can be prevented timely surgical treatment of wounds, early transplantation of skin burns, opening purulent satikov, resection of the affected joints. If the body develop irreversible changes, remove the infection and intoxication does not lead to recovery.
Treatment: nutritious meals high in protein and vitamins, blood transfusion, plasma, solutions containing glucose, sodium, potassium and calcium.