Accession Number:

AD0722247

Title:

Recent Developments in Burn Management and Research: Report of a Symposium,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EUROPEAN RESEARCH OFFICE LONDON (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Three talks by members of the Medical Research Council Burns Unit, Birmingham Accident Hospital, and the ensuing disucssions are reported. Among the topics receiving emphasis were 1 diagnosis of severity by means of primary excision 2 treatment with early homografting over residual damaged tissue followed by autografting 3 importance of the recent reintroduction of the use of silver nitrate compresses in preventing sepsis 4 methods of maintaining normal metabolism in the burned patient 5 recent work on immunization against Pseudomonas. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE