Current concepts in pediatric burn care: surgery of severe burns.

@article{Lochbuehler1992CurrentCI,
  title={Current concepts in pediatric burn care: surgery of severe burns.},
  author={Helmut Lochbuehler and M. Meuli},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  year={1992},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={201-4}
}
Optimal surgical therapy of severe burns in children has been controversial for a long time. A review of the current literature shows that prompt surgical excision of necrotic tissue and immediate autografting have become the standard in most burn centers. The authors present a concept based on prompt excision of third degree burns and discuss the problems… CONTINUE READING