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Rising from the Flames: The Experience of the Severely Burned (Paperback)
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Rising from the Flames: The Experience of the Severely Burned (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 01/03/1998
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Although medical advances have remarkably increased the survival rate of the severely burned, such patients still encounter physical and psychological pain and disability, disfigurement, and social rejection.

Rising from the Flames examines the experience of the severely burned as survivors confront it, not just as a medical event but as a human ordeal involving social, cultural, psychological, and medical trauma. It discusses the causes of burns, the physiology of injury and healing, the forms of isolation burn patients endure, and the cultural meaning attached to burns and burned persons.

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812215175
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 348 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"The book should be required reading for every clinician, medical student, social worker, and therapist who cares for injured patients, and especially for those who care for burned patients. It also should be made widely available in bookstores for anyone who has empathy for the ill and infirm or curiosity about burns."-Journal of the American Medical Association

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