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Clinical focus: Burns

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Articles (Burns)

Clinical features and prognosis
There are many causes of burns. Patients with complex burns should be referred to a specialist burns unit
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Management
Timely and appropriate management of burns can improve the outcome for victims 
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Questions

July/August 2010’s questions are based on the CLINICAL FOCUS articles on Burns, which were commissioned from independent authors.

The information below helps you to identify knowledge gaps and undertake continuing professional development.

The questions can be viewed/printed as a PDF (40K)

 

Lifelong LearningAnswers

This online module is closed; the answers are here

 

How to undertake continuing professional development

Reflect on your gaps in knowledge

  • How are the different types and severities of burn assessed and what are some of the long-term consequences of burns?
  • What pharmaceutical issues should be considered for burns patients?
  • How are burns managed surgically and medically?

Act to enhance your practice

  • Read the CLINICAL FOCUS articles in this issue (pp245-254)

Evaluate

  • What have you learnt?
  • How has it added to the value of your practice?
  • What will you do now and how will this be achieved?

The Lifelong Learning questions on Burns have been approved by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society using an independent reviewer as a resource to support your professioal development.

Consider making this activity one of your nine CPD entries this year.

Citation: Clinical Pharmacist URI: 11017155

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