More Details about Burn Care And Treatment A Practical Guide

General Information  
Author(s)Shahriar Shahrokhi and Lars-Peter Kamolz and Marc G Jeschke
PublisherSPRINGER
ISBN9783709111321
Pages188
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearMarch 2013

Description

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.