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Burns are one of the most common causes of injuries. Thermal burns from wetsources (scalds) and dry source (fire or flame) account for 80% of all reported burns.Advances in resuscitation and good management have significantly improved survivalrates after thermal injury. Healthcare providers should understand the pathophysiologyof a burn injury and the current best practice management of wound care. This articlereviews and presents an update to the current management of burn injuries and recentadvances in burn wound care.
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