Burn Care and Treatment: A Practical Guide
ISBN/ASIN: 9783709111321,9783709111338 | 2013 | English | pdf | 188/185 pages | 3.83 Mb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Wien | Author: Shahriar Shahrokhi M.D., FRCSC (auth.), Marc G. Jeschke, Lars-Peter Kamolz, Shahriar Shahrokhi (eds.) | Edition: 1
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.