A History of burn care.- Epidemiology and prevention of burns throughout the world.- Prevention of burn injuries.- Burns associated with wars and disasters.- Population based research and outcomes.- Education in burns.- Team building in burns.- QI/PI and Benchmarks.- Outcome measures.- Translational research to improve outcomes.- First responder.- Pre-hospital management.- Transport/Telemedicine/Pictures/smart-phone.- Admission of burn patiens to the Burn Centre including Burn wound evaluation.- Burn size estimation, challeneges and novel technology.- Early management of burn patients and fluid resuscitation.- Novel resuscitation strategies and technology.- Diagnosis and management of Inhalation injury,respiratory therapy.- Pathophysiology of burn injury.- Genomic and Proteomic responses to burn.- Organ responses and organ support.- Critical care of thermally injured patients.- Nutrition support for the burn patient.- Anabolic and anti-catabolic agents after burn.- Treatment of Infections in burns.- Anaesthetisa for patients with acute burns, adult, peds, elderly.- Pain management after burn.- Psychological, Delirium, ASD management.- Nursing management of the burn-injured person.- Rehabilitation management during the acute phase.- Paediatric burn management.- Burns in older adults.- Burns in patients with special co-morbidities.- Wound healing and wound care.- Non-surgical management of burn patients.- Surgical management of burn patients.- Acute management of facial burns, acute vs. long term, surgical vs. non-surgical, face transplant.- Hand burns.- Treatment of burns novel technologies.- Scarring and scar management.- Electrical injury.- Chemical burns.- Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections.- Frostbite.- TEN/SS.- Challenging burn cases examples.
The second edition of this volume provides updated information on acute burn treatment. It also discusses genomic responses to burns and novel techniques in this area. Divided into four topical parts, this book provides insights into the history, epidemiology, prevention of burns, as well as initial and pre-hospital management of burns, acute burn care and therapy, and non-thermal burns. All chapters have been edited by leading world authorities on burn care and offer readers a broad overview of the techniques and outcomes in this area.
Please also have a look at "Handbook of Burns Volume 2 - Reconstruction and Rehabilitation 2nd edition".
Professor Dr. Marc Jeschke received his MD from the Eberhard-Karls-University, Tubingen, Germany, in 1994 and his PhD in experimental surgery (molecular biology) from the University of Regensburg, Germany, in 2002. Dr. Jeschke was appointed director of the Ross Tilley Burn Centre (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) in 2010. Currently, he holds appointments in the department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Immunology. He holds the chair of burn research and is a professor of surgery at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Univ. Professor Dr. med. Lars-Peter Kamolz is a professor and director of the Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, LKH- University Hospital Graz - Medical University Graz, Austria. He is also head of the Research Unit for Safety in Health at the Medical University Garz, Austria.
Professor Folke Sjoeberg received his medical degree from the Linkoeping University Hospital, Linkoeping, Sweden in 1983 and his PhD from the same university in 1990. Since 1996, he has been the director of the Burn Center there. Professor Sjoeberg has been a professor of Burn Surgery/Critical Care at the University of Linkoeping, since 2000. He is the author or co-author of more than 200 scientific articles in international journals.
Steven E. Wolf graduated in medicine from the University of Texas, USA, in 1990. In 2018, he was named the Chief of Staff of the Shriners Hospital for Children-Galveston and professor and vice-chairman for finance at the University of Texas