Burn injuries can be the most devastating wounds of all. Knowledge of burn wound healing can be valuable not only for the care of small, minor burns but improved wound coverage of major burns can also lead to improved survival. Differentiating between types of burns and how these wounds heal will be discussed. Strategies for treating patients with extensive burns will also be presented. Finally, an evaluation of the newer technologies that are available for these injuries will be covered. Understanding the processes of burn wound healing will help optimize care of these often overwhelming injuries.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Dermatology nursing / Dermatology Nurses' Association|
|State||Published - Feb 1996|