Severe burn injuries: acute and long-term treatment.

  title={Severe burn injuries: acute and long-term treatment.},
  author={Timo A Spanholtz and Panagiotis Theodorou and Peymaneh Amini and Gerald Spilker},
  journal={Deutsches Arzteblatt international},
  volume={106 38},
BACKGROUND The physician that initially sees a patient with an extensive and deep dermal burn injury must be able to provide initial acute treatment and to make a well-founded decision whether to have the patient transported to a burn care center (BCC). Physicians from a variety of specialities will be involved in the management of long-term sequelae. METHODS This article provides an overview of the treatment of severe burns and their commonest complications. Special attention is paid to… CONTINUE READING