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The heat is on: Modern Trends in Burn Care

05-21-2021

By Anjay Khandelwal, MD , Director, Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Burn Center

More about Anjay Khandelwal, MD, FACS, FICS


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Summarize the factors affecting the depth of and varying degrees of burn injuries. 2. Describe the initial acute management of patients with burn injuries, from pre-hospital to burn center. 3. Identify some of the recent medical and surgical advancements in burn care.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses

Identified Gap:

Recent advancements in burn care will improve patient outcome.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:

05-20-2022

Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Disclosure:

Dr. Khandelwal has indicated the following affiliation/financial interests: Consultant, Avita Medical and Exsurco Medical.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Bibliography:

Total Burn Care, 5th Edition. Herndon, et al.

Uptodate.com Overview of the management of the severely burned patient

New technologies in global burn care - a review of recent advances. Kearney et al. International Journal of Burn and Trauma. 2018; 8(4): 77-87