Prehospital management, transportation, and emergency care

Ronald P. Mlcak, Michael C. Buffalo, Carlos J. Jimenez

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Along with the specialized treatment at regional burn centers, advancements in emergency care, transportation, and communication have contributed to marked improvements in patient outcomes. This chapter reviews current procedures for the prehospital and initial emergency care following a burn injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTotal Burn Care
Subtitle of host publicationFifth Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780323497428
ISBN (Print)9780323476614
StatePublished - Nov 30 2017



  • Burns
  • Emergency
  • Pediatric
  • Prehospital management
  • Transportation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Mlcak, R. P., Buffalo, M. C., & Jimenez, C. J. (2017). Prehospital management, transportation, and emergency care. In Total Burn Care: Fifth Edition (pp. 58-65.e1). Elsevier Inc..