Burn Care and Treatment

A Practical Guide

  • Marc G. Jeschke
  • Lars-Peter Kamolz
  • Shahriar Shahrokhi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Marc G. Jeschke
    Pages 13-29
  3. Gerd G. Gauglitz
    Pages 31-42
  4. Shahriar Shahrokhi
    Pages 43-55
  5. Lars-Peter Kamolz
    Pages 57-65
  6. Judy Knighton
    Pages 111-147
  7. Lars-Peter Kamolz, Stephan Spendel
    Pages 167-181
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 183-188

About this book

Introduction

This practical guide offers a comprehensive summary of the most important and most immediate therapeutic approaches in the assessment and treatment of burn injuries. Taking into account age-specific needs in pediatric, adult, and elderly burn patients, the book discusses key issues such as pre-hospital treatment, wound care and infection control, burn nursing, and critical care. In addition, burn reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation for burn victims are described. Written in a concise manner, Burn Care and Treatment provides guidelines for the optimal care in order to improve patient outcome, and thus will be a valuable reference for physicians, surgeons, residents, nurses, and other burn care providers.​  

Keywords

burns reconstruction rehabilitation treatment wound

Editors and affiliations

  • Marc G. Jeschke
    • 1
  • Lars-Peter Kamolz
    • 2
  • Shahriar Shahrokhi
    • 3
  1. 1.Sunnybrook Health Sciences CentreRoss Tilley Burn CentreTorontoCanada
  2. 2., Department of SurgeryMedical University of GrazGrazAustria
  3. 3., Ross Tilley Burn CentreUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-1133-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Wien 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7091-1132-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-1133-8
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