Tag Archives: burn

Burn Care Today

“Getting eschar off the patient brings metabolic demands down by about 50 percent.” Op Report with Dr. Amalia Cochran discussing clinical trends and ongoing research in burn care. Themes: resuscitation, grafting, infection, physical therapy.

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Surgeon Soldier in Iraq – Part 5: Wins and Losses

Letters home from Major Eric Stark, in theĀ OnSurg series describing his Iraq experience spanning from 2008 to 2011.
 
Letter dated 3/10/2008:
Greetings from B dad
Starting to get warm in the desert these days. I am hoping I get out of here before …

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Surgeon Soldier in Iraq – Part 3: Little Burn Victims

Reports from Major Eric Stark, in theĀ OnSurg series describing his Iraq experience spanning from 2008 to 2011.
 
Letter dated 12/31/2008:
The New Year has begun.
I had a really depressing start. After the roommate left I had to clean up the mess. He …

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Surgeon Soldier in Iraq – Part 1: Bomb Blasts and Blackhawks

Major Eric Stark completed general surgery residency in June of 2008. A few months later he was deployed to Iraq where he treated American and Iraqi war casualties and civilians with various surgical conditions. He shared his experience with friends …