Wednesday, August 31, 2011
A new evidence-based consumer factsheet titled Managing Pain After Burn Injury is now available on the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center website at http://msktc.washington.edu/burn/factsheets/pain.asp. This document was developed by Shelley A. Wiechman, PhD and Shawn T. Mason, PhD, in collaboration with the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center, and has been reviewed by individuals with burn injury and endorsed by the Burn Injury Model System directors.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The International Review of Psychiatry published a special issue on psychiatric and behavioral issues associated with burn injuries in December 2009. Article titles and links to the listings on PubMed are available at http://msktc.washington.edu/burn/special_issue.asp.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
A Model Systems systematic review on returning to work after burn injuries will be published this fall in the Journal of Burn Care & Research. This review, based on 26 research studies, found that 28% of burn survivors never return to employment. The location of the burn and size of the burn are a few of the factors that determine if a burn survivor returns to work. To read the full abstract, visit: http://msktc.washington.edu/burn/sysreviews/publications/Burn_RTW.asp