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Outpatient management of the burn patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15062417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Data from the National Burn Repository 2002 report indicate that most burns are minor and that 80%, to 90% of burn injuries can be treated on an outpatient basis. This article discusses the assessment and outpatient management of burn injuries, the role of specialized burn centers, and the reimbursement for outpatient burn care.
Lee S Moss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care nursing clinics of North America     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0899-5885     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-27     Completed Date:  2004-07-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8912620     Medline TA:  Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-17     Citation Subset:  N    
Department of Surgery, Intermountain Burn Center, University Hospital, University of Utah, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aftercare / organization & administration
Ambulatory Care / organization & administration*
Burn Units / organization & administration
Burns / epidemiology,  therapy*
Debridement / methods
Medical History Taking
Nursing Assessment
Patient Education as Topic / organization & administration
Physical Examination
Reimbursement Mechanisms / organization & administration
Skin Care / methods,  nursing
United States / epidemiology

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