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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 46  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 428--433

Unfavourable results in acute burn management


Department Plastic Surgery, Director Gujarat Burns Hospital and Research Centre, Opp. Tulsishyam Flats, Nava Vadaj Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
P K Bilwani
Director Gujarat Burns Hospital and Research Centre, Opp. Tulsishyam Flats, Nava Vadaj Road, Ahmedabad - 380 013, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.118624

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An etiology based classification has been devised to innumerate all possible unfavorable results (complications) which may occur during acute burn management. Various factors, right from the onset of burns, may affect the final outcome. These factors, starting from the onset of burns till the occurrence of complication, have been discussed in details. Unfavorable results in regional burns (chest, limb, eye, ear, and hand) have been discussed. Unfavorable results in various chemical burns have been described with necessary precautions to prevent. Various septic complications have been narrated and their prevention is also discussed.






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