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Title Total burn care / [edited by] David N. Herndon.

Imprint Edinburgh : Saunders Elsevier, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  617.11 T64 2007    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xiii, 878 p. ; ill., ports.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents History of treatments of burns -- Teamwork for total burn care: achievements, directions, and hopes -- Epidemiological, demographic, and outcome characteristics of burn injury -- Prevention of burn injuries -- Burn management in disasters and humanitarian crises -- Care of outpatient burns -- Pre-hospital management, transportation, and emergency care -- Pathophysiology of burn shock and burn edema -- Fluid resuscitation and early management -- Evaluation of the burn wound: management decisions -- Wound care -- Treatment of infection in burns -- Operative wound management -- Anesthesia for burned patients -- The Skin bank -- Alternative wound coverings -- AlloDerm -- The Pathophysiology of inhalation injury -- Diagnosis and treatment of inhalation injury -- Barotrauma -- Respiratory care -- The Systemic inflammatory response syndrome -- The Immunological response and strategies for intervention -- Hematologic, hematopoietic, and acute phase responses -- Significance of the adrenal and sympathetic response to burn injury -- The Hepatic response to a thermal injury -- Effects of burn injury on bone and mineral metabolism -- Vitamin and trace element homeostasis following severe burn injury -- Hypophosphatemia -- Nutritional support of the burned patient -- Modulation of the hypermetabolic response after burn injury -- Etiology and prevention of multisystem organ failure -- Renal failure in association with thermal injuries -- Critical care in the severely burned: organ support and management of complications -- Burn nursing -- The Pediatric burned patient -- Care of geriatric patients -- Surgical management of complications of burn injury -- Electrical injuries -- Electrical injury: reconstructive problems -- Cold-induced injury: frostbite -- Chemical burns -- Radiation injuries, vesicant burns, and mass casualties --
Exfoliative and necrotizing diseases of the skin -- The Burn problem: a pathologist's perspective -- Wound healing -- Molecular and cellular basis of hypertrophic scarring -- Pathophysiology of the burn scar -- Comprehensive rehabilitation of the burn patient -- Musculoskeletal changes secondary to thermal burns -- Mitigation of the burn-induced hypermetabolic response during convalescence -- Overview of burn reconstruction -- Reconstruction of the burned hand -- Reconstruction of the head and neck -- Reconstruction of the burned scalp using tissue expansion -- Management of contractural deformities involving the axilla (shoulder), elbow, hip, knee, and ankle joints in burn patients -- Reconstruction of the burned breast -- Management of burn injuries of the perineum -- Reconstruction of burn deformities of the foot and ankle -- The Ethical dimension of burn care -- Maltreatment of burning -- Functional sequelae and disability assessment -- Cost-containment and outcome measures -- Management of pain and other discomforts in burned patients -- Psychiatric disorders associated with burn injury -- Psychosocial recovery and reintegration of patients with burn injuries.
Subject Burns -- therapy.
Burns and scalds.
Burns and scalds -- Treatment.
Added Author Herndon, David N.
ISBN 1416032746
Standard No. NLM 101311325
YDXCP 2547682
NLGGC 301615284
AU@ 000042126264
AU@ 000041700613
NZ1 11474853

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