The care of burned upper extremities.

  title={The care of burned upper extremities.},
  author={Norman Levine and Reid Buchanan},
  journal={Clinics in plastic surgery},
  volume={13 1},
Two sets of factors will ultimately influence the outcome of the burned upper extremity. The first set of factors is the depth and severity of the burn. The second set is the group of complications of the burn injury attributable to edema, inflammation, immobility, and malposition. An awareness of the potential pitfalls that follow burn injury has resulted in improved primary care and a lessening of deformity. Progressive acute care with topical chemotherapy, early motion, thoughtful splinting… CONTINUE READING

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