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Treatment of the burn patient in primary care

Moss, Lee S. MS, APRN, NP-C, CWS

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000383946.64100.21
Feature: SKIN AND WOUND CARE: CE Connection

Every year, half a million people seek treatment for burns, many of which are minor and can be treated on an outpatient basis. NPs are in a position to not only treat the burn wounds and manage pain, but to also educate patients on burn prevention.

Lee S. Moss is a nurse practitioner in the Department of Surgery, University Health Care Burn Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.

The author has disclosed that he has no significant relationship with or financial interest in any commercial companies that pertain to this educational activity.

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