History of metabolic treatments in burn care

Ahmed M. Al-Mousawi, Marc G. Jeschke, David N. Herndon

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This article discusses the recent history of advances in burn care and increased understanding that have led to achievements in modulating the metabolic response following burn injury and significant improvements in patient outcomes. The authors describe the development of pharmacological and nonpharmacological strategies to modulate post-burn metabolism and the catabolic response.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-191
Number of pages7
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2008


  • Autolytic debridement
  • Compression stockings
  • Delayed wound healing
  • Diabetic foot wounds
  • Impaired wound healing
  • Mechanical debridement
  • Pressure dressing
  • Surgical debridement
  • Wound fibroblasts
  • Wound necrosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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