"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!
1. A Brief History of Acute Burn Care Management 2. Teamwork for Total Burn Care: Burn Centers and Multidisciplinary Burn Teams 3. Epidemiological, Demographic, and Outcome Characteristics of Burn Injury 4. Prevention of Burn Injuries 5. Burn Management in Disasters and Humanitarian Crises 6. Care of Outpatient Burns 7. Pre-Hospital Management, Transportation and Emergency Care 8. Pathophysiology of Burn Shock and Burn Edema 9. Fluid Resuscitation and Early Management 10. Evaluation of the Burn Wound: Management Decisions 11. Enzymatic Debridement of Burn Wounds 12. Treatment of Infection in Burns 13. Operative Wound Management 14. Anesthesia for Burned Patients 15. The Skin Bank 16. Alternative Wound Coverings 17. The Role of Alternative Wound Substitutes in Major Burn Wounds and Burn Scar Resurfacing 18. The Pathophysiology of Inhalation Injury 19. Diagnosis and Treatment of Inhalation Injury 20. Respiratory Care 21. The Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome 22. The Immunological Response and Strategies for Intervention 23. Hematologic and Hematopoietic Response to Burn Injury 24. Significance of the Adrenal and Sympathetic Response to Burn Injury 25. The Hepatic Response to Thermal Injury 26. Effects of Burn Injury on Bone and Mineral Metabolism 27. Vitamin and Trace Element Homeostasis Following Severe Burn Injury 28. Hypophosphatemia 29. Nutritional Support of the Burned Patient 30. Modulation of the Hypermetabolic Response after Burn Injury 31. Etiology and Prevention of Multisystem Organ Failure 32. Renal Failure in Association with Thermal Injuries 33. Critical Care in the Severely Burned: Organ Support and Management of Complications 34. Burn Nursing 35. Special Considerations of Age: The Pediatric Burned Patient 36. Care of Geriatric Patients 37. Surgical Management of Complications of Burn Injury 38. Electrical Injuries 39. Electrical Injury: Reconstructive Problems 40. Cold-Induced Injury: Frostbite 41. Chemical Burns 42. Radiation Injuries and Vesicant Burns 43. Exfoliative Diseases of the Integument and Soft Tissue Necrotizing Infections 44. The Burn Problem: A Pathologist's Perspective 45. Molecular and Cellular Basis of Hypertrophic Scarring 46. Pathophysiology of the Burn Scar 47. Comprehensive Rehabilitation of the Burn Patient 48. Musculoskeletal Changes Secondary to Thermal Burns 49. Mitigation of Burn-Induced Hypermetabolic and Catabolic Response during Convalescence 50. Reconstruction of Burn Deformities: An Overview 51. The Use of Skin Grafts, Skin Flaps and Tissue Expansion in Burn Deformity Reconstruction 52. Microvascular Technique of Composite Tissue Transfer 53. Reconstruction of the Head and Neck 54. Correction of Burn Alopecia 55. Reconstruction of the Burned Breast 56. Management of Contractural Deformities Involving the Shoulder (Axilla), Elbow, Hip and Knee Joints in Burned Patients 57. Care of a Burned Hand and Reconstruction of the Deformities 58. Management of Burn Injuries of the Perineum 59. Reconstruction of Burn Deformities of the Lower Extremity 60. The Ethical Dimension of Burn Care 61. Intentional Burn Injuries 62. Functional Sequelae and Disability Assessment 63. Cost-Containment and Outcome Measures 64. Management of Pain and Other Discomforts in Burned Patients 65. Psychiatric Disorders Associated with Burn Injury 66. Psychosocial Recovery and Reintegration of Patients with Burn Injuries