Burns are probably the most devastating injuries to mankind. They inflict both physical and psychological trauma on the victim. Burn injury can be due to fire, electricity, chemicals, frictions etc. Burn management should start from the moment of injury and most injuries by proper management can yield good results. Burn is an emergency and management involves hospitalization, proper medical care.
Burn areas need resurfacing by grafts or flaps Burn injuries if not managed properly can lead to scarring contractures and even loss of body parts. Burn scars can be managed by various techniques as scar revisions, dermabrasions etc.