Paraffin and sustained stretching in the treatment of burn contractures

Marjorie D. Head, Phala A. Helm

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Abstract

Paraffin, combined with sustained stretching, has been a valuable addition to the rehabilitation treatment of burns. It has proved effective in dealing with problems of pain, skin pliability and patient comfort in maintaining and increasing joint mobility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-139
Number of pages4
JournalBurns
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977

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Contracture
Burns
Paraffin
Pliability
Rehabilitation
Joints
Pain
Skin
Therapeutics
Patient Comfort

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  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgery

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Paraffin and sustained stretching in the treatment of burn contractures. / Head, Marjorie D.; Helm, Phala A.

In: Burns, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1977, p. 136-139.

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Head, Marjorie D. ; Helm, Phala A. / Paraffin and sustained stretching in the treatment of burn contractures. In: Burns. 1977 ; Vol. 4, No. 2. pp. 136-139.
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