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Handbook of Burns Volume 1

Acute Burn Care

Editors: Jeschke, M.G., Kamolz, L.-P., Sjöberg, F., Wolf, S.E. (Eds.)

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  • Serves as a reference book on management of complex, acute care in burn patients
  • Presents the latest research and treatment
  • Edited and written by leading authorities in burn care
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About this book

The second edition of this volume provides updated information on acute burn treatment. It also discusses genomic responses to burns and novel techniques in this area. Divided into four topical parts, this book provides insights into the history, epidemiology, prevention of burns, as well as initial and pre-hospital management of burns, acute burn care and therapy, and non-thermal burns. All chapters have been edited by leading world authorities on burn care and offer readers a broad overview of the techniques and outcomes in this area.
Please also have a look at "Handbook of Burns Volume 2 - Reconstruction and Rehabilitation 2nd edition".

About the authors

Professor Dr. Marc Jeschke received his MD from the Eberhard-Karls-University, Tübingen, Germany, in 1994 and his PhD in experimental surgery (molecular biology) from the University of Regensburg, Germany, in 2002. Dr. Jeschke was appointed director of the Ross Tilley Burn Centre (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) in 2010. Currently, he holds appointments in the department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Immunology. He holds the chair of burn research and is a professor of surgery at the University of Toronto, Canada.

Univ. Professor Dr. med. Lars-Peter Kamolz is a professor and director of the Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, LKH- University Hospital Graz - Medical University Graz, Austria. He is also head of the Research Unit for Safety in Health at the Medical University Garz, Austria. 

Professor Folke Sjöberg received his medical degree from the Linköping University Hospital, Linköping, Sweden in 1983 and his PhD from the same university in 1990. Since 1996, he has been the director of the Burn Center there. Professor Sjöberg has been a professor of Burn Surgery/Critical Care at the University of Linköping, since 2000. He is the author or co-author of more than 200 scientific articles in international journals.

Steven E. Wolf graduated in medicine from the University of Texas, USA, in 1990. In 2018, he was named the Chief of Staff of the Shriners Hospital for Children-Galveston and professor and vice-chairman for finance at the University of Texas Medical Branch in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Wolf also holds the Joseph D and Lee Hage Jamail Distinguished Endowed Chair. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Burns" since 2004.

Table of contents (48 chapters)

Table of contents (48 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-18940-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-18939-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Burns Volume 1
Book Subtitle
Acute Burn Care
Editors
  • Marc G. Jeschke
  • Lars-Peter Kamolz
  • Folke Sjöberg
  • Steven E. Wolf
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-18940-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-18940-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-18939-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
IX, 594
Number of Illustrations
33 b/w illustrations, 141 illustrations in colour
Topics