Burn Care and Treatment: A Practical Guide by Marc G. Jeschke, Lars-Peter Kamolz, Shahriar Shahrokhi

By Marc G. Jeschke, Lars-Peter Kamolz, Shahriar Shahrokhi

This sensible consultant bargains a entire precis of crucial and so much quick healing ways within the review and remedy of burn accidents. bearing in mind age-specific wishes in pediatric, grownup, and aged burn sufferers, the e-book discusses key concerns resembling pre-hospital therapy, wound care and an infection keep watch over, burn nursing, and demanding care. In addition, burn reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation for burn victims are defined. Written in a concise demeanour, Burn Care and remedy presents guidance for the optimum care to be able to increase sufferer consequence, and hence may be a invaluable reference for physicians, surgeons, citizens, nurses, and different burn care providers.​  

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In addition, the implantation of hair follicles (HFs) in Integra® skin equivalent templates for transplantation onto a human patient’s burn wound accelerated reepithelialization, minimized skin graft failure by reconstituting the epithelial stem cell pool, and was felt to produce cosmetically satisfactory results [60]. Other than transplantation, recruiting endogenous stem cells to the site of injury presents an alternative for the treatment of cutaneous wounds [61, 62]. However, several issues need to be considered before administering stem cells to wound patients: • Functionality of stem cells decreases with age, thus older patients may not present the perfect population as donors [63–65].

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