ISBN-10:
3030106853
ISBN-13:
9783030106850
Pub. Date:
01/26/2020
Publisher:
Springer International Publishing
Burns, Infections and Wound Management

Burns, Infections and Wound Management

by Melvin A. Shiffman, Mervin LowMelvin A. Shiffman

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Overview

This book presents a comprehensive overview of recent clinical techniques and findings regarding wounds in burns, infections of wounds, and wound management in general. With the help of numerous high-quality illustrations, the first part of the book describes various approaches to treating patients with burn wounds. In turn, the second part focuses on infections of wounds. Here, the chapter authors summarize the most recent treatment options for wound infection in both children and adults. The third and last part addresses wound management in general, rounding out the content. Given the breadth of its coverage, the book offers a valuable resource for beginners and experienced plastic surgeons alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783030106850
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 01/26/2020
Series: Recent Clinical Techniques, Results, and Research in Wounds , #2
Edition description: 1st ed. 2020
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Melvin A. Shiffman, MD, JD, FCLM, received his MD from Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1957 and completed his residency in general surgery in 1964 at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Long Beach, California. Since then he has been continuously involved in oncologic surgery, reconstruction, and cosmetic surgery. In 2002, Dr. Shiffman became Chair of the Section of Surgery at Tustin Hospital and Medical Center and in 2009-10 he served as President of the American College of Legal Medicine. He is Editor Emeritus of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, a member of the Scientific Committee of the American Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, and an examiner for the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery. He is also a former Editor-in-Chief of both the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and the International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Shiffman is the recipient of many honors and is a fellow of various colleges and societies. He has published 300 articles, authored or edited 34 books, and written more than 140 book chapters.


Dr. Mervin Low, MD received his MD from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. He completed his Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, and a Breast and Aesthetic Surgery fellowship at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA, and at the Plastic Surgery Center of the Pacific, Honolulu, HI, USA. Dr. Low has a busy practice devoted entirely to Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. He is a prolific author, educator and innovator. He has been recognized locally as one of the Best Doctors in California and nationally as one of the Top Plastic Surgeons in America.

Table of Contents

PART 1: BURNS
OVERVIEW OF BURNS.- SMARTPHONES AND BURN SIZE ESTIMATION: "RAPID BURN ASSESSOR".- COMPARISON OF ANTEMORTEM CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS AND POSTMORTEM FINDINGS IN BURN-RELATED DEATHS.- LOCAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC BASES OF BURN WOUND PROGRESSION.- CARE AND (FIRST) AID OF CHILDREN WITH BURNS.- EXTRA-LARGE NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY DRESSINGS FOR BURNS.- EFFECT OF A COMBINED CONTINUOUS AND INTERMITTENT TRANSCUTANEOUS ELECTRICAL NERVE STIMULATION ON PAIN PERCEPTION OF BURN PATIENTS EVALUATED BY VISUAL ANALOG SCALE.- SUPERFICIAL BURN WOUND HEALING WITH INTERMITTENT NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY UNDER LIMITED ACCESS AND CONVENTIONAL DRESSINGS.- SMOKE INHALATION INCREASES INTENSIVE CARE REQUIREMENTS AND MORBIDITY IN PEDIATRIC BURNS.- PROPHYLACTIC ANTIBIOTICS FOR SEVERE BURNS: ARE THEY SAFE?.- INFECTION IN BURNS.- PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF CARBAPENEMASE-PRODUCING ORGANISMS AT A REGIONAL BURNS CENTRE.- A HYDROGEL-BASED LOCALIZED RELEASE OF COLISTIN FOR ANTIMICROBIAL TREATMENT OF BURN WOUND INFECTION.- IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROCALCITONIN-GUIDED ALGORITHM FOR ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY IN THE BURN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT.- THE EFFECT OF NATURAL EXTRACTS ON LASER BURN WOUND HEALING.- SUPRATHEL(®) FOR SEVERE BURNS IN THE ELDERLY.- A HEMOSTATIC TECHNIQUE USING SILICONE GEL DRESSING FOR BURN SURGERY.- SKIN GRAFT FIXATION IN SEVERE BURNS: USE OF TOPICAL NEGATIVE PRESSURE.- ADIPOSE DERIVED STEM CELLS IN BURN AND WOUND HEALING.- BURN WOUND HEALING ACTIVITY OF LYTHRUM SALICARIA L. AND HYPERICUM SCABRUM L.- TISSUE EXPANDERS IN POST-BURN ALOPECIA: WITH OR WITHOUT GALEOTOMIES.- AUTOLOGOUS SKIN CELL TRANSPLANTATION AND MEDICAL NEEDLING FOR REPIGMENTATION OF DEPIGMENTED BURN SCARS ON UV-PROTECTED AND UV-EXPOSED SKIN.- THE EFFECT OF CHITOSAN-BASED GEL ON SECOND DEGREE BURN WOUNDS.- CHILDHOOD BURN INJURY-IMPACTS BEYOND DISCHARGE.- TREATMENT OF PARTIAL-THICKNESS SCALDS BY SKIN XENOGRAFTS.- COCONUT SHELL LIQUID SMOKE PROMOTES BURN WOUND HEALING.- THE MEEK TECHNIQUE AT A TERTIARY BURN CENTRE.- THE ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (ARDS) IN MECHANICALLY VENTILATED BURN PATIENTS.- FAT GRAFTING AND ADIPOSE-DERIVED REGENERATIVE CELLS IN BURN WOUND HEALING AND SCARRING.- CHEMICAL BURNS TO THE EYE.

PART 2: INFECTIONS
MALNUTRITION PREDICTS INFECTIOUS AND WOUND COMPLICATIONS FOLLOWING POSTERIOR LUMBAR SPINAL FUSION.- RAPID ENZYME ANALYSIS AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL FOR WOUND INFECTION: COMPARISON BETWEEN CLINICAL JUDGMENT, MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS, AND ENZYME ANALYSIS.- ADVANCES IN ANTIBIOTIC-BASED, ANTIBIOTIC-FREE AND ETHNOMEDICAL TREATMENTS AGAINST METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS WOUND INFECTIONS.- DEEP-WOUND AND ORGAN-SPACE INFECTION AFTER SURGERY FOR DEGENERATIVE SPINE DISEASE.- A NOVEL USE OF CHITOSAN AND HYALURONIC ACID AS A 3-DIMENSIONAL SCAFFOLD TO OVERCOME RESILIENT OPEN ABDOMEN INFECTIONS.- WOUND INFECTION FOLLOWING STOMA REVERSAL: A PROSPECTIVE COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN PRIMARY CLOSURE AND PARTIAL CLOSURE WITH INTERVENING SILVER DRESSINGS.- THE BETADINE TRIAL - ANTISEPTIC WOUND IRRIGATION PRIOR TO SKIN CLOSURE AT CAESAREAN SECTION TO PREVENT SURGICAL SITE INFECTION.- EXCESSIVE PEDIATRIC FASCIITIS NECROTISANS DUE TO PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA INFECTION SUCCESSFULLY TREATED WITH NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY.- CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE FILM FOR BACTERIAL WOUND INFECTION CONTROL AND HEALING.- WOUND INFECTION FOLLOWING STOMA REVERSAL: A PROSPECTIVE COMPARATIVE STUDY.

PART 3: WOUND MANAGEMENT

POTENTIAL MECHANISMS AND APPLICATION OF HONEYBEE PRODUCTS IN WOUND MANAGEMENT: WOUND HEALING BY APITHERAPY.- REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES TREATMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT OF WOUNDS.

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