Burns

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter was designed to give the surgeon without much burn experience some guidance for initial and subsequent burn care. It is meant to serve as a reference, explaining not only the basics of burn wound resuscitation but also identifying and recommending therapy for the commonest problems, both immediate and late, faced by the surgeon when caring for burn patients. Finally it examines burn mechanisms with specific required care for successful management.

Keywords

Burns Burn resuscitation Burn surgery Burn wound infection Complications after burns 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Director of Emergency General SurgeryUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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