Hand Burns

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Abstract

Burn rehabilitation cannot be reviewed without a significant focus on the hand. Although the surface area of the hand is only 3%, the functional consequences cause extreme impairment. A comprehensive team approach from initial evaluation through long-term follow up is essential to maximize the functional outcome in this population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-259
Number of pages11
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2011

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Keywords

  • Contracture
  • Hand burns
  • Outcomes
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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