Total Burn Care: Expert Consult - Online

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jun 15, 2012 - Medical - 808 pages

Total Burn Care guides you in providing optimal burn care and maximizing recovery, from resuscitation through reconstruction to rehabilitation! Using an integrated, "team" approach, leading authority David N. Herndon, MD, FACS helps you meet the clinical, physical, psychological, and social needs of every patient. With Total Burn Care, you'll offer effective burn management every step of the way!

  • Effectively manage burn patients from their initial presentation through long-term rehabilitation.
  • Devise successful integrated treatment programs for different groups of patients, such as elderly and pediatric patients.
  • Browse the complete contents of Total Burn Care online and download images, tables, figures, PowerPoint presentations, procedural videos, and more at www.expertconsult.com!
  • Decrease mortality from massive burns by applying the latest advances in resuscitation, infection control, early coverage of the burn, and management of smoke inhalation and injury.
  • Enhance burn patients' reintegration into society through expanded sections on reconstructive surgery (with an emphasis on early reconstruction), rehabilitation, occupational and physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and ventilator management.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 A brief history of acute burn care management
1
Chapter 3 Epidemiological demographic and outcome characteristics of burn injury
18
Chapter 4 Prevention of burn injuries
47
Chapter 5 Burn management in disasters and humanitarian crises
57
Chapter 6 Care of outpatient burns
81
Chapter 7 Prehospital management transportation and emergency care
93
Chapter 8 Pathophysiology of burn shock and burn edema
103
Chapter 9 Fluid resuscitation and early management
115
Chapter 36 Care of geriatric patients
415
Chapter 37 Surgical management of complications of burn injury
421
Chapter 38 Electrical injuries
433
Chapter 41 Chemical burns
455
Chapter 42 Radiation injuries and vesicant burns
461
Chapter 43 Exfoliative diseases of the integument and soft tissue necrotizing infections
471
a pathologists perspective
483
Chapter 45 Molecular and cellular basis of hypertrophic scarring
495

Chapter 11 Enzymatic debridement of burn wounds
131
Chapter 12 Treatment of infection in burns
137
Chapter 13 Operative wound management
157
Chapter 14 Anesthesia for burned patients
173
Chapter 15 The skin bank
199
Chapter 16 Alternative wound coverings
209
Chapter 17 The role of alternative wound substitutes in major burn wounds and burn scar resurfacing
215
Chapter 18 The pathophysiology of inhalation injury
219
Chapter 19 Diagnosis and treatment of inhalation injury
229
Chapter 20 Respiratory care
239
Chapter 21 The systemic inflammatory response syndrome
249
Chapter 22 The immunological response and strategies for intervention
265
Chapter 23 Hematologic and hematopoietic response to burn injury
277
Chapter 24 Significance of the adrenal and sympathetic response to burn injury
289
Chapter 25 The hepatic response to thermal injury
301
Chapter 26 Effects of burn Injury on bone and mineral metabolism
313
Chapter 27 Vitamin and trace element homeostasis following severe burn injury
321
Chapter 28 Hypophosphatemia
325
Chapter 29 Nutritional support of the burned patient
333
Chapter 30 Modulation of the hypermetabolic response after burn injury
355
Chapter 31 Etiology and prevention of multisystem organ failure
361
Chapter 32 Renal failure in association with thermal injuries
369
Chapter 34 Burn nursing
397
Chapter 46 Pathophysiology of the burn scar
507
Chapter 47 Comprehensive rehabilitation of the burn patient
517
Chapter 48 Musculoskeletal changes secondary to thermal burns
551
Chapter 49 Mitigation of burninduced hypermetabolic and catabolic response during convalescence
565
Chapter 51 The use of skin grafts skin flaps and tissue expansion in burn deformity reconstruction
581
Chapter 52 Microvascular technique of composite tissue transfer
591
Chapter 53 Reconstruction of the head and neck
597
Chapter 54 Correction of burn alopecia
617
Chapter 55 Reconstruction of the burned breast
623
Chapter 56 Management of contractural deformities involving the shoulder axilla elbow hip and knee joints in burned patients
631
Chapter 57 Care of a burned hand and reconstruction of the deformities
645
Chapter 58 Management of burn injuries of the perineum
661
Chapter 59 Reconstruction of burn deformities of the lower extremity
671
Chapter 60 The ethical dimension of burn care
683
Chapter 61 Intentional burn injuries
689
Chapter 62 Functional sequelae and disability assessment
699
Chapter 63 Costcontainment and outcome measures
707
Chapter 64 Management of pain and other discomforts in burned patients
715
Chapter 65 Psychiatric disorders associated with burn injury
733
Chapter 66 Psychosocial recovery and reintegration of patients with burn injuries
743
Index
755
Multimedia TOC
785
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