Treatment of burns - established and novel technology

Ludwik K. Branski, Manuel Dibildox, Shahriar Shahrokhi, Marc G. Jeschke

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Burn trauma is one of the worst injuries suffered worldwide with an incidence of approximately 2 million cases annually [1]. Over the past decades, progress in the treatment of severe burn injuries has significantly decreased morbidity and mortality [2]. The improvements in survival have been most notable in the elderly patient population [3, 4]; however, survival has also improved in severely burned pediatric patients. Four major areas of advancement in burn care have been identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Burns
Subtitle of host publicationAcute Burn Care, Volume 1
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Wien
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9783709103487
ISBN (Print)9783709103470
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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