What is included in prehospital care for toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2021
  • Author: Samantha P Jellinek-Cohen, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID); Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Prehospital care for patients with TEN is similar to that for patients with burns. Supplement with oxygen by face-mask as needed; do not perform prophylactic tracheal intubation. Prevent hypothermia with rewarming devices and blankets.


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