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Advanced Nursing Practice in Burns Management

A Kripa Angeline, MA Sangeetha

Keywords : Burns, Fluid management, Wound care, Rehabilitation, Skin Grafting

Citation Information : Angeline AK, Sangeetha M. Advanced Nursing Practice in Burns Management. 2015; 4 (1):9-16.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-4103

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Burns are the most intensely painful injuries. All patients will experience pain, regardless of the cause, size, or depth of the burn. In spite of advances in topical wound care and pharmacological management and palliative care, wound care is the main source of the pain associated with burn injury. A deeper understanding of the many aspects of treating burns and their associated pain can help nurses to provide more effective analgesia. Nurses play a vital role in understanding the management of burn wound, prevention of infection and pain management


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