Textbook of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery is a comprehensive and illustrated work for students, teachers, and practicing plastic surgeons. It is a six-volume set with division of volumes based on the clinical needs of plastic surgeons across the globe. Along with the recent advances in the field of Plastic Surgery, these volumes incorporate landmark contributions,innovations, and techniques used by Indian clinicians, who regularly deal with large number of patients, with unique and complicated conditions. While majority of authors have been chosen from the Indian subcontinent, a few international authors,whose work is considered indispensable for understanding the subject, have also been included.
The six volumes seek to incorporate in one work issues relevant to the developing world as well as insights from national and international plastic surgery practices, which highlight newer management techniques along with traditional methods. This makes these volumes a “must have” resource for students and practitioners of plastic surgery across the globe.
This volume covers the topic of ‘burns’ in a very extensive manner. Treatment of burns form a predominant part of plastic and reconstructive surgery practices across the world, especially in low- and middle-income countries. This is an exclusive volume on burns that is often a man-made disaster, avoidable to a large extent, and can be managed effectively with newer management techniques. The authors chosen for this volume are highly experienced and masters in their respective fields. The clinical images provided in the book gives an insight of their clinical expertise. In addition, attempts have been made to incorporate the recent literature in every chapter. Each chapter of the volume is a must read for general, plastic, and pediatric surgeons, as well as critical care specialists managing burns.
• Covers the latest technological development, including the role of smartphones, YouTube, and websites, in the management of burns.
• Information is presented in a reader-friendly format and is accompanied by tables, flowcharts, algorithms, boxes, and figures for easy understanding.
• Answers important questions asked in various examinations.
• Covers important topics like information technology in burn management, cosmetology, medicolegal considerations, and special situations.