Physical and psychologic rehabilitation outcomes for pediatric patients who suffer 80% or more TBSA, 70% or more third degree burns.

@article{MeyersPaal2000PhysicalAP,
  title={Physical and psychologic rehabilitation outcomes for pediatric patients who suffer 80% or more TBSA, 70% or more third degree burns.},
  author={Rhonda L. Meyers-Paal and Patricia E Blakeney and Rhonda S. Robert and Lisa Murphy and David L. Chinkes and Walter J. Meyer and Mira Kapil Desai and David H. Herndon},
  journal={The Journal of burn care & rehabilitation},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 1 Pt 1},
  pages={
          43-9
        }
}
Advances in medical management have dramatically decreased the mortality of children with massive burn injuries, which raises many questions about the expected quality of life for these young survivors. In this article, we address this issue by examining the functional and psychological adaptation of 41 young survivors with 88% mean total body surface area (TBSA) burns and 85% mean third degree TBSA burns. Patient scores were compared with normative data on standardized psychological measures… CONTINUE READING

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