The human zinc requirement is about 8 to 10 mg/d and burn patients can lose significant amounts of this element. ... Burned children have been shown to benefit from a zinc sulfate supplement, which facilitates the healing of wounds. ... Six to seven days into the postburn period, the patient should eat a high-calorie, highprotein diet, advancing from small to large meals in as many feedings as are anbsp;...
|Title||:||Human Nutrition and Diet Therapy|
|Author||:||Yiu H. Hui|
|Publisher||:||Wadsworth Health Sciences - 1983-01-01|