Psychological Management of Burns.
Did you know that around a third of patients that present with a severe burn, also have a pre-existing mental health condition?
Furthermore, around 80% of patients report having had a major life event or severe stress prior to the burn.
Psychological management of patients with burns is complex and so important.
This talk will help you discover if all burns are traumatic, how and why a trauma-related disorder may evolve and increase your understanding of how trauma responses can interfere with many aspects of physical and psychological recovery.
How do we give our patients some control back in situations where they have no control over what is happening to them?
How do we help our patients manage the rehabilitation process?
Crucially, how do we support our patients through their journey of acceptance and loss?
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