Skin Care after a Burn Injury

Not following proper skin care can indeed cause severe long-term concerns.

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Sun Protection After Burns

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The Healing Powers of Sleep: There is So Much More to the Nightly Slumber

The ability to get good sleep can affect your health! According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more than 60 million Americans suffer from persistent insomnia, or inability to sleep. In a sense, we are a nation of insomniacs and the problem is not going away—in fact, it is getting worse. Learn more about how critical sleep is to our health, performance, and creativity...

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The Impact of Reconstructive Surgery: On the Road to Restoration

As both an acute burn surgeon and a reconstructive plastic surgeon, I am often asked by both patients and families: “When does the plastic surgery start?” I smile. What they are really asking is “When does the healing start?” What they don’t yet know is that reconstructive surgery often plays a small role in the overall post burn restoration process.

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The Restorative Role of Sleep

Sleep is a complex phenomenon with various functions, many of which help us adapt to a variety of stressors throughout the day. In this brief article, I will address one of the most fascinating aspects of sleep, an aspect that has to do with physical and psychological restoration.

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The Soul-Saving Miracle of Yoga

Many Americans, nearly 40 percent, use health care approaches developed outside of mainstream Western, or conventional, medicine for specific conditions or overall well-being, reports the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine website. Practicing yoga a couple times a week, Blake Tedder explains what he has learned about the human body, and how the practice of yoga helped him to feel alive and awake again in his beautiful skin.

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Treatment Recommendations for PTSD

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder? Are you wondering what treatments are available? In this second installment of three part series we look at the treatments recommendations for PTSD.

Wellness Getting Back to Life Resources Grief and Trauma PTSD Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Health Jeanie Singleton
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Understanding a Burn Injury (MSKTC)

This fact sheet from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center explains how to determine the severity of a burn injury, how burn injuries are treated, and how burn patients can get resources and support.

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Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with PTSD? Are you wondering if you might have PTSD after a traumatic event?

Wellness Getting Back to Life Resources Grief and Trauma PTSD Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Health Jeannie Singleton
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Words, Words, Words – Does It Really Look Good?

Words, words, words . . . when a thermally injured person first enters the hospital for burn care, the first encounter with the medical staff is crucial. Words are used to explain what is wrong with a patient; the severity of the injury; whether the patient will live or die; and what kind of disability might be expected. The words used will often set the tone for the entire hospital stay.

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Workforce Integration: Survivors as Assets In Employment

Are you a survivor returning to work after an injury or looking for new employment? Do you feel like your injuries could keep you from getting hired? Read more to learn how survivors can be an asset in the workforce.

Wellness Getting Back to Life Resources Personal Stories Health Employment Workforce Integration Employed Job Career Jobs Job Opportunity Getting Back to Work Return to Work Employers Helen Christians
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Wound Care and Scar Management After Burn Injury (MSKTC)

This article provides advice on caring for burn scars after an injury, offering tips on moisturizing, sun exposure, and more.

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