The year in burns 2008

Steven E. Wolf

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Abstract

For 2008, approximately 1200 original burn research articles were published in scientific journals using the English language. This article reviews those with the most impact on burn treatment according to the Editor of one of the major journals (Burns). As in the previous year's review, articles were divided into the following topic areas: epidemiology, wound characterisation, critical care physiology, inhalation injury, infection, metabolism and nutrition, psychological considerations, pain management, rehabilitation, and burn reconstruction. Each selected article is mentioned briefly with editorial comment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1057-1070
Number of pages14
JournalBurns
Volume35
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009

Keywords

  • 2008
  • Burn literature
  • Review

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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