This handbook is mandatory reading for all those who work with burn patients. It begins with an introduction to the burn unit and then goes on to describe the pathophysiology of burn injuries. It discusses initial evaluation, resuscitation of the unconscious patient, and immediate treatment. A chapter on wound care examines the use of antibiotics and control of burn wound sepsis. Additional topics include nutrition, inhalation injury, general nonburn inpatient wound care, toxic epidermal necrolysis syndrome, and pediatric burn management. Two focused chapters cover electrical and chemical burns. The book concludes with outpatient procedures and follow-up and contains an appendix of pertinent terms.*equation (2) from Akai (1975) where, Gs=the specific gravity of soil particle (2.62 ) (Japan Geotechnical society Yamaguchi prefecture sediment disaster urgent research group 2009); ... Pipe discharge capacity calculation schematic diagram.
|Title||:||The Essential Burn Unit Handbook, Second Edition|
|Author||:||Jeffrey J. Roth, William Hughes|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2015-09-15|