Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Model System Launches New Website and Plans for Relocation

The Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System has launched their website. It offers a wide variety of resources about care, support, and research to meet the needs of burn survivors and clinicians. In April, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital will move to its new state-of-the-art, LEED certified, rehabilitative care and research space in Charlestown, MA. Learn more about the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Visit our Website for Resources on Burn Injury!

The MSKTC focuses on developing tools and consumer products in order to assist and enhance knowledge about traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuty and burn injury. Please visit the website to get more information on burn injury!

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Model Systems Researchers Work Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Drs. Jeffrey Schneider, Robert Sheridan, Shawn Fagan and Frederick Stoddard of the Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System (BH-BIMS) co-authored a case report published in the New England Journal of Medicine titled Case 36-2012 — Recovery of a 16-Year-Old Girl from Trauma and Burns after a Car Accident. This article highlights the collaboration among clinicians of various disciplines to address the multidisciplinary needs of a patient who survived massive multisystem injuries including a 70% total body surface area burn, inhalation injury and amputations. With community reintegration as the ultimate goal, Dr. Jeffrey Schneider, Program Director of BH-BIMS, discusses the multistage rehabilitation process needed to recover from such a complex injury. View the case report here.