Heterotopic Ossification in adults following a burn: A phenomenological analysis.

@article{Foster2017HeterotopicOI,
  title={Heterotopic Ossification in adults following a burn: A phenomenological analysis.},
  author={Nichola Foster and Rachel Kornhaber and Sarah McGarry and Fiona Melanie Wood and Dale Wesley Edgar},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2017},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={
          1250-1262
        }
}
Heterotopic Ossification (HO) is a rare but severely debilitating complication after a burn. Despite there being literature of varying quality explaining the postulated pathological process, risk factors and treatment for HO, the individual experiences of adults diagnosed with HO following a burn, remains unreported. This study sought to explore and describe burn survivors' experiences of HO to gain a greater understanding of the clinical needs for this unique patient population. A… CONTINUE READING
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