Medical documentation of burn injuries

  • Herbert L. HallerEmail author
  • Michael Giretzlehner
  • Johannes Dirnberger
  • Robert Owen


For successful treatment of burns one of the most important pillars is an adequate documentation. Otherwise, nobody in science, economics or quality control can comprehend this issue’s complexity [22]. Research, science and costing in burns are based on accurate assessment and documentation of burn injuries. Documentation required, is time consuming and labor intensive. For any scientific comparability of burns the exact and correct extent and depth of burns are essential.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert L. Haller
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michael Giretzlehner
    • 2
  • Johannes Dirnberger
    • 2
  • Robert Owen
    • 2
  1. 1.UKH Linz der AUVALinzAustria
  2. 2.Research Unit for Medical-Informatics, RISC Software GmbHJohannes Kepler University Linz, Upper Austrian Research GmbHHagenbergAustria

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