Long term functional outcomes and quality of life following severe burn injury.

@article{Druery2005LongTF,
  title={Long term functional outcomes and quality of life following severe burn injury.},
  author={Martha Druery and Tim La Hause Brown and Michael J. Muller},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={692-5}
}
This study was designed to examine functional and psychological outcome of severely burned patients adults. Adult patients (n=38) admitted to the Royal Brisbane hospital with burns >40% TBSA were assessed two years post injury using the Abbreviated BSHS and a supplemental questionnaire relating to specific physiotherapy and occupational health issues. An average return to driving occurred at 36 weeks and return to work at 51 weeks. Involvement of the hands and face significantly altered the… CONTINUE READING

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