The Johns Hopkins Burn Center provides a comprehensive, nationally recognized program of care for patients with burn injuries and works closely with a multidisciplinary health care team to help patients lead full and productive lives after a burn injury.
ACUTE BURN CARE
Advances in burn management over the past two decades have resulted in improved survival and reduced morbidity.
The treatment of these patients, each of whom sustained 3rd degree burns over 90% of their bodies, exemplifies the intensity of labour and coordinated hospital care required for such catastrophically injured patients.
- Deep 2nd degree burn.
- Results of regenerative techniques to promote healing and reduce scarring.
Scald following accidental spillage of hot coffee
Late appearance of completely healed burn.
Casey, as she now appears,having recovered from 60% burns and massive traumatic injuries sustained in a car accident.
Reconstruction begins whenever functional problems develop. In this case early correction of ectropions was performed to prevent desiccation of the eyes. Lower eyelid contractures were released and the resulting defects grafted using full thickness skin grafts harvested from the groin.
Ectropion of lower eyelids.
Ectropions corrected, restoring protection of the cornea; appearance a year after a surgery.