Chemical burns

Razi Saydjari, Sally Abston, Manu H. Desai, David N. Herndon

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Common chemical burns are described and the literature on these burns is extensively reviewed. Immediate hydrotherapy is the key to successful management in all types of chemical burns. Failure to appreciate the true extent of the injury and the ongoing destruction can lead to inadequate fluid resuscitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)404-408
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Nursing(all)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Health Professions(all)

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Saydjari, R., Abston, S., Desai, M. H., & Herndon, D. N. (1986). Chemical burns. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, 7(5), 404-408.