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Burns scar management 

Burns scar management
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Burns scar management
Author(s):

Esther Middelkoop

and Ruthann Fanstone

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199699537.003.0028
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date: 29 March 2020

Scars are an unwanted but expected result of wound healing. In order to prevent scar development, the type of scar and mechanisms that lead them to develop need to be understood. This chapter covers common types of scar, their maturation stages, preventative actions, and practical guidelines for scar management throughout their lifespan.

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