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Burn Scar Assessment of Vancouver General Hospital

Purpose:

To evaluate the appearance of a burn scar using the Burn Scar Assessment of Vancouver General Hospital.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T20-T25, T26-T28, T29-T32

Description:

The Burn Scar Assessment is used to evaluate scarred tissue following a second or third degree burn over time. It can be used to monitor a patient's response to therapy or compare different patients within or between institutions. The assessment was developed at the Burn Unit of Vancouver General Hospital in Canada.

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