Burns: Prevention, Causes and Treatment


Emily S. McLaughlin (Editor)
Ava O. Paterson (Editor)

Series: Surgery – Procedures, Complications, and Results, Human Anatomy and Physiology
BISAC: MED017000

This book presents topical research in the study of the prevention, causes and treatment of burns. Topics discussed in this compilation include emergency burn care; nanotechnology and nanomedicine advancements in burn therapy; post-burn hand deformities; the role of apoptosis in burn injury; burns during arthroscopy due to the use of electrosurgical devices; the body’s local and consecutive, systemic pathophysiological reaction to thermal lesions; the burn reconstructive units on the face and neck; use of modern day technology for pain management during burn injury rehabilitation; carbon monoxide intoxication in burns; the clinical application of Versajet Hydrosurgery System in burn debridement and escharotomy techniques in burn injuries. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Emergency Burn Care in Practice: From First Contact to Operating Theatre
(William H.C. Tiong, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,
Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland)

Advancements in Burn Therapy: Promise of Nanomedicine
(Julia Hurler, Nataša Škalko-Basnet, Drug Transport and Delivery Research Group, Department of Pharmacy, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway)

Post-Burn Hand Deformities
(Katerina Anesti, Fellow in Microsurgery,Chang Gung Hospital, Taiwan)

The Role of Apoptosis in Burn Injury
(Lars H. Evers, Dhaval Bhavsar, Peter Mailänder, Division of Plastic Surgery, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA, and others)

Burns during Arthroscopy Due to Use of Electrosurgical Devices: Prevention, Causes, and Treatment
(J. Budny, L. Bisson, University at Buffalo, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Amherst, New York, USA)

The Pathophysiology of Burns
(T. Muehlberger, C. Ottomann, Center for Plastic Surgery of the Trauma Hospital Berlin, Germany)

The Burn Reconstructive Units on the Face and Neck
(Rei Ogawa, Hiko Hyakusoku, The Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan)

Use of Modern Day Technology for Pain Management during Burn Injury Rehabilitation
(Linzette D. Morris, Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa)

Carbon Monoxide Intoxication in Burns
(Ziyad Alharbi, Gerrit Grieb, Norbert Pallua, Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Burn Centre, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany)

Literature Review and Clinimetrics Assessment of the Laser Doppler Imaging in Burns Depth Estimation
(Diaa Othman, Plastic Surgery Clinical Fellow, St George University Hospitals, London, United Kingdom)

The Clinical Application of Versajet Hydrosurgery System™ in Burn Debridement
(Diaa Othman, Plastic Surgery Clinical Fellow, St George University Hospitals, London, United Kingdom)

How to Perform an Escharotomy in Burns: Indication and Technique
(R.S. Breederveld, Burn Center, Rode Kruis Ziekenhuis, Beverwijk, The Netherlands)

(Fadeyibi) (a)

Aggregation of Erythrocytes in Burn Injury
(G.Y. Levin, M.N. Egorihina, Federal State Institution Nizhniy Novgorod Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Russia) (a)

Burn Injury Associated Infection: Sepsis
(Huilin Wei, Shuqi Wang, Tianjian Lu, Feng Xu, E.Y.K. Ng, Brunswick Laboratories, Southborough, Singapore, and others) (a)

Psychiatric Aspects in Burns
(Chiara Pavan, Maria Francesca Azzi, Luca Lancerotto, Massimo Marini, Vincenzo Vindigni, Psychiatric Clinic, Padova University, Italy, and others) (a)

Impact of Burns on the Health-Related Quality of Life of Burned Patients in the Rehabilitation Phase: Integrative Review
(Natalia Goncalves, Raquel Pan, Marina Paes Caltran, Lucila C. Nascimento, Iara Cristina da Silva Pedro, Lidia Aparecida Rossi, University of Sao Paulo at Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing, Brazil, and others) (a)

(Daegu Son, Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center, Korea) (a)


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