Burns, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery


  • Robert Cartotto, MD, FRCS(C)

This issue covers all aspects of treatment of the burned patient, from closure and excision of the burn wound to management and reconstruction of the burn scar. Also included are articles on the hypermetabolic response to burn injury and interventions to modify this response; fluid resuscitation of acutely burned patients; airway management and smoke inhalation injury; antimicrobial agents and dressings for the burn wound, including skin substitutes and skin grafts; and rehabilitation from significant burn injury.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1265-0