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The year in burns 2010

Division of Burn, Trauma, and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-9158, United States.
Burns: journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries (Impact Factor: 1.84). 12/2011; 37(8):1275-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2011.10.001
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ABSTRACT For 2010, roughly 1446 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) and his colleagues. As in previous reviews, articles were divided into the following topic areas: epidemiology, demographics of injury, wound characterisation and treatment, critical care, inhalation injury, infection, metabolism and nutrition, psychological considerations, pain and itching management, rehabilitation and long-term outcomes, and burn reconstruction. Each paper is considered very briefly, and the reader is referred to full manuscripts for details.

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