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Long Term Follow-Up of Burn Injuries

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the study is to investigate the psychological effects of burn injuries as experienced by patients.

Description

We are interested in determining how people adjust to burn injuries as a way of facilitating optimal recovery. This is done by conducting several questionnaires at the time of the discharge in the hospital, and later follow up with the patients up to two years.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Burn

Location

University of Washington; Harborview Medical Center
Seattle
Washington
United States
98104

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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