Rehabilitation After a Burn Injury

Michael Serghiou, April Cowan, Christopher Whitehead

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Burn rehabilitation is a serious undertaking, and to produce the best outcomes, it demands the special attention of the entire medical team. A significant burn injury may lead to functional and aesthetic limitations along with psychosocial issues affecting the quality of life for the person who has the injury. Burn rehabilitation professionals specialize in assisting patients to achieve optimal functional outcomes at the completion of the rehabilitative process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)675-686
Number of pages12
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2009


  • Burn
  • Casting
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Positioning
  • Rehabilitation
  • Scar management
  • Splinting
  • Therapeutic exercise

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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