Chapter

Burns

Patricia Sylla

in Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

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Published in print April 2005 | ISBN: 9780198529101
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597529 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529101.003.0013

Series: Emergencies in

Burns

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Introduction 412

Initial management checklist 416

Initial management 418

Assessing the burn patient 422

Stabilizing the burn patient 426

Surgical management of burns 428

Burns are systemic injuries, which result in significant morbidity and mortality. They present a major challenge, not only during the resuscitation phase, but also with later reconstruction. With burns of the face, a ...

Chapter.  4133 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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