Handbook of Burns Volume 1

Acute Burn Care

  • Marc G. Jeschke
  • Lars-Peter Kamolz
  • Folke Sjöberg
  • Steven E. Wolf

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. History, Prevention, Education, Quality, and Team Building

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Leopoldo C. Cancio, Steven E. Wolf
      Pages 3-16
    3. Michael D. Peck, Jason Thomas Toppi
      Pages 17-57
    4. Joanne Banfield
      Pages 59-70
    5. Leopoldo C. Cancio, Jonathan B. Lundy
      Pages 71-84
    6. Sebastian Q. Vrouwe, Shahriar Shahrokhi
      Pages 93-98
    7. Sarah Rehou, Marc G. Jeschke
      Pages 99-102
    8. Alan D. Rogers, Heinz Rode
      Pages 103-113
  3. Pre-hospital and Initial Management of Burns

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Folke Sjöberg
      Pages 147-158
    3. Moustafa Elmasry, Ingrid Steinvall, Pia Olofsson, Folke Sjöberg
      Pages 171-179
    4. Herbert L. Haller, M. Giretzlehner, Stefan Thumfart
      Pages 181-197
    5. Chris Meador, George Kramer
      Pages 211-216
  4. Critical Care and Acute Phase After Burn

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Kevin N. Foster
      Pages 219-227
    3. Marc G. Jeschke, Gerd G. Gauglitz
      Pages 229-245
    4. Craig R. Ainsworth, Julie A. Rizzo, Kevin K. Chung
      Pages 247-254
    5. Luis R. Taveras, Marc G. Jeschke, Steven E. Wolf
      Pages 255-278
    6. Audra Clark, Jonathan Imran, Tarik Madni, Steven E. Wolf
      Pages 279-285
    7. Roohi Vinaik, Eduardo I. Gus, Marc G. Jeschke
      Pages 287-297
    8. Kaitlin A. Pruskowski, Kevin S. Akers, Kevin K. Chung
      Pages 299-308
    9. Jamie L. Sparling, J. A. Jeevendra Martyn, Erik S. Shank
      Pages 309-321
    10. Judy Knighton
      Pages 347-384
    11. Matthew Godleski, Nisha Chopra Umraw
      Pages 385-392
  5. Specialized Burn Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 393-393
    2. Robert L. Sheridan
      Pages 395-400
    3. Holly B. Cunningham, Kathleen S. Romanowski, Herb A. Phelan
      Pages 401-414
    4. Kevin N. Foster
      Pages 415-422
    5. Eleanor Curtis, Nicole S. Gibran
      Pages 423-434
    6. Charles J. Yowler, Tammy L. Coffee
      Pages 435-442
    7. Jorge Leon-Villapalos
      Pages 443-457
    8. Clifford C. Sheckter, Matthew B. Klein
      Pages 465-473
    9. Janos Cambiaso-Daniel, Stefanos Boukovalas, Alexis L. Boson, Ludwik K. Branski, Lars-Peter Kamolz
      Pages 475-488
    10. Gerd G. Gauglitz, Julian Poetschke
      Pages 489-501
  6. Non-thermal Burns

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 503-503
    2. Jessica Shih, Marc G. Jeschke
      Pages 505-510
    3. Ali Izadpanah
      Pages 511-516
    4. Helene Retrouvey, Shahriar Shahrokhi
      Pages 517-528
    5. Christopher M. Nguyen, Rowan Chandler, Imran Ratanshi, Sarvesh Logsetty
      Pages 529-547
  7. Challenging Burn Cases Examples

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 559-559

About this book


The second edition of this volume provides updated information on acute burn treatment. It also discusses genomic responses to burns and novel techniques in this area. Divided into four topical parts, this book provides insights into the history, epidemiology, prevention of burns, as well as initial and pre-hospital management of burns, acute burn care and therapy, and non-thermal burns. All chapters have been edited by leading world authorities on burn care and offer readers a broad overview of the techniques and outcomes in this area.

Please also have a look at "Handbook of Burns Volume 2 - Reconstruction and Rehabilitation 2nd edition".


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Editors and affiliations

  • Marc G. Jeschke
    • 1
  • Lars-Peter Kamolz
    • 2
  • Folke Sjöberg
    • 3
  • Steven E. Wolf
    • 4
  1. 1.Ross Tilley Burn Centre Sunnybrook Health Sciences CentreToronto, ONCanada
  2. 2.Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of SurgeryMedical University of GrazGrazAustria
  3. 3.Department of Clinical and Experimental MedicineLinköping UniversityLinköpingSweden
  4. 4.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterSan AntonioUSA

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