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Burns

  • By: Christina Murray & Angela Garner
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Burns are classified according to the percentage of the total body surface area involved and are measured by size and depth. Treatment and prognosis of burn injuries are based upon these classifications. It is important to understand the anatomy and function ...

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