Resources Tagged With 'Professionals'
Developmental Considerations

Children have varying capacities, both emotionally and intellectually, to comprehend, understand, and integrate the concepts of loss in general as well as with death and its physical finality. The following are meant to be used as a guideline and need to take into consideration the individual nature and also individual life experience of the child.

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Different Forms of Healing: Therapy, Coaching + Peer Support (Part 2)

Choosing between therapy, coaching or peer support is a choice only you can make. They are all effective methods for that growth. Each and every one of us as individuals can benefit from reaching out when we need guidance or help with healing on our journey in life

Getting Back to Life Resources Professionals Health Peer Support
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El empleo después de una lesión por quemadura

Employment After Burn Injury: El regreso al trabajo después de una quemadura puede ser una importante fase de la recuperación que le ayudará a retomar la rutina. El trabajo no sólo aporta ingresos y otros beneficios como el seguro de salud, sino que también puede darle un sentido a la vida y confianza, lo que es esencial para mantener una mejor calidad de vida.

Wellness Professionals Resources For Parents Getting Back to Life Vocational
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Employment after Burn Injury

Returning to work after a burn injury can be an important phase of recovery that helps you return to a routine. Work not only provides you with an income and other benets such as health insurance, but can also give you a sense of purpose and confidence that is critical in maintaining a higher quality of life. Returning to work is often accompanied by a confusing range of emotions, such as feeling both excitement and anxiety.

Wellness Professionals Resources For Parents Getting Back to Life Vocational Back to Work
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Employment after Burn Injury: Barriers and Alternatives

Returning to work after a burn injury can be difficult - but there are alternatives and tips for getting back to normal.

Getting Back to Life Resources Professionals Return to Work Employment
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Facilitated and Peer Support Groups

This article provides an explanation of the different types of support groups and guidelines for both varieties.

Foundations Professionals Support Groups
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Fractional Ablation Laser Therapy for Burn Scars

Fractional ablative laser therapy for burn scars has received extensive exposure in the national media over the last year.This article is written to help you understand this form of therapy as it is being applied to burn scars and bring some perspective to where fractional ablation laser therapy stands in its development as a routinely accepted treatment for burn scars.

Health Resources Professionals Medical laser surgery
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Getting the Most out of Counseling after a Burn Injury

Consider interviewing therapists before you commit to an ongoing process with a therapist. Be an active participant in your therapy. Ask questions, set goals, and develop a plan of action that includes evaluating progress toward your personal, relationship, life and recovery goals.

Wellness Getting Back to Life Professionals Counseling Therapist Counselor
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Glossary of Medical Terms

This guide is to help you familiarize yourself with terminology often used in burn centers.

Health Parent Child Resources Education Professionals
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Guilt…One Way That We Cope

Dealing with Guilt? Of all the emotions that families endure in a crisis, guilt seems to be one of the hardest to resolve. The guilt that one can experience is often a result of burdensome thoughts we place on ourselves. It is what I call the “coulda, shoulda, woulda” effect. It is the magical thinking that helps return to us some control of a situation that is out of our control. Read this article to learn how you can deal with guilt in a healthy way.

Wellness Getting Back to Life Grief and Trauma Peer Support Health Guilt Survivor Guilt Burn Survivor Guilt For Parents Parent And Child Parent Child Resources Families and Friends Resources Professionals Jennifer Harris
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Hand Transplantation

Loss of one or both hands from burn injury affects thousands of people each year, including many wounded American service members from the armed conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Treatment options and methods to optimize functional capacity of these amputees remain limited and compound the difficulties faced by burn survivors recovering not only from a burn, but from the loss of their hand(s) as well.

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Home Fire Sprinkler Systems: Separating Fact from Fiction

The fire problem in the U.S. is overwhelmingly a home fire problem. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), homes account for about 80% of all fire deaths in a typical year and more than 95% of all deaths in structure fires in a typical year.

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How to Beat the Itch

Almost all of my patients complain of itching at one time or another. For some, itching starts right away, as soon as the burn starts to heal. For others, it may wait until one or two months have gone by.

Wellness Health For Parents Professionals Medical Itch
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How To Help A Person With A Serious Burn Injury

Burn survivors say that a strong support system of family and friends is one of the most important factors in a successful recovery from a burn injury. This article addresses how you can help.

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How To Talk About It:  “Crucial Conversations” With Burn Survivors

An Aftercare and Reintegration Committee (ARC) forum at the American Burn Association (ABA) Annual Meeting prepares burn professionals to discuss sensitive topics with burn survivors and their families.

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