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Hot Topics in Burn Injuries


Dilek Bayramgurler

University of Kocaeli, Turkey

The aim of this book is to give readers a broad review of burn injuries, which may affect people from birth to death and can lead to high morbidity and mortality. The book consists of four sections and seven chapters. The first section consists of the introductory review chapter, which overviews the burn injuries. The second section includes chapter "Burn Etiology and Pathogenesis," which focuses on burn injuries and clinical findings. The third section consists of chapter "Controlling Inflammation in Burn Injury" and is devoted to the role of inflammatory response, which is fundamental to the healing process, while a prolonged inflammation may lead to scarring and fibrosis. The fourth section consists of four chapters as follows: "Therapeutic Effects of Conservative Treatments on Burn Scars," "Herbal Therapy for Burns and Burn Scars," "Platelet-Rich Plasma in Burn Treatment," and "Surgical Treatment of Burn Scars." The book is easy to read and includes hot topics on burn injury to enhance the reader's understanding and knowledge.

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Hot Topics in Burn InjuriesEdited by Selda Pelin Kartal

Published: May 23rd 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69253

ISBN: 978-1-78923-131-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-130-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-380-2

Copyright year: 2018

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10932 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: An Introduction to Burn Injuries

By Selda Pelin Kartal, Cemile Tuğba Altunel and Dilek Bayramgurler


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2. Burn Etiology and Pathogenesis

By Yesim Akpinar Kara


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3. The Role of the Inflammatory Response in Burn Injury

By Xanthe L. Strudwick and Allison J. Cowin


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4. The Therapeutic Effects of Conservative Treatments on Burn Scars

By Mehmet Unal


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5. Herbal Therapy for Burns and Burn Scars

By Serap Maden, Eemel Çalıkoğlu and Pertevniyal Bodamyalızade


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6. Platelet-Rich Plasma in Burn Treatment

By Mehmet Unal


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7. Surgical Treatment of Burn Scars

By Pertevniyal Bodamyalızade


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