The prognostic factors regarding long-term functional outcome of full-thickness hand burns.

@article{Zuijlen1999ThePF,
  title={The prognostic factors regarding long-term functional outcome of full-thickness hand burns.},
  author={Paul P. M. van Zuijlen and Robert Walter Kreis and Afpm Vloemans and Frits Groenevelt and David P. Mackie},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={
          709-14
        }
}
The treatment of the burned hand has always been a subject of special interest. In order to obtain a better understanding of the parameters involved in the long-term functional outcome of hand burns a retrospective study was performed on 88 consecutive patients with hand burns (143 hands), treated according to a standardised protocol. Patients were followed for at least 12 months postburn. Hand function was assessed by the seven objective test criteria (7-OTC) described by Jebsen. Logistic… CONTINUE READING
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