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Burn Care and Treatment
A Practical Guide
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Main 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.​
 


Feature:

Comprehensive overview of current therapeutic measures in burn management

Establishes practical guidelines to improve care and patient outcomes

Easily accessible reference guide​


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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.​  


Contents:

Pre-hospital, fluid and early management, burn wound evaluation.- Pathophysiology of Brun Injury.- Anaesthesia and Pain Management.- Wound Healing and Wound Care.- Infection Control.- Acute Burn Surgery.- Critical Care of Burn Victims Including Inhalation Injury.- Nutrition of the Burned Patient and Treatment of the Hypermetabolic Response.- Nursing Management of the Burn-injured Person.- Electrical Injury, Chemical Burns, and cold Injury  "Frostbite".- Long-term Pathophysiology and Consequences of Burns Including Scarring, HTS, Keloids and Scar Treatment, Rehabilitation, Exercise.- Burn Reconstruction.​


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9783709111338
Publisher: Springer (Springer Vienna)
Publication date: March, 2013
Pages: 200

Subcategories: Anaesthetics and Pain, General