Letters

Burns rehabilitation is more than skin deep

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7465.573-c (Published 02 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:573
  1. Monique Berger, clinical nurse consultant (mberger@stvincents.com.au),
  2. Stephen Wilson, senior lecturer (conjoint)
  1. Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Service, St Vincent's Hospital, 170 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
  2. Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia

    EDITOR—Edgar and Brereton discuss rehabilitation after burns injury in the ABC of burns.1 Burns rehabilitation is often challenging and has several other dimensions, entailing much more than the sole aim of preventing scarring.

    Psychological factors such as sexuality and changed body image require careful management. …

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