Li CHANG, Occupational Therapist, Taipei Rehabilitation Center,
Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation
Want to easily remember how different post-burn hand deformities present themselves, what are their possible causes and how surrounding hand structures are affected? These three cheat sheets will help you!
There are so many post-burn deformities that can potentially affect hands, each presenting differently and affecting different structures, that it can be a little bit confusing. Also, one type of post-burn deformity can have different causes, so it’s important to remember them in order to correctly identify the source of the problem and propose the right rehabilitation intervention.
We’ve prepared three handy cheat sheets to help you quickly and easily remember:
1. What are the characteristics of different post-burn deformities?
2. What are the causes of these post-burn deformities?
3. How these deformities affect the different structures of the hand?
You can download, save and print these three cheat sheets so that you’ll never be confused by post-burn hand deformities again!
If you want to learn more about...
What are the causes of various types of post-burn hand deformities.
How to prevent the development of post-burn hand deformities through rehabilitation interventions in the acute stage.
How to manage post-burn hand deformities through rehabilitation interventions in the wound healing and rehabilitation stages.
… Look up the schedule for our next course on "Rehabilitation of the Burned Hand - Management of Common Hand Deformities".