Does Mississippi have a burn center?

Does Mississippi have a burn center?

For more information, please call 1-877-863-9595. The JMS Burn & Reconstruction Center is the state’s only designated burn center by the Mississippi State Department of Health and Mississippi Trauma Care System.

Where is the best burn center?

The Grossman Burn Center has become the largest and most comprehensive burn center in the world, with facilities in Los Angeles, CA, Bakersfield, CA, and Kansas City, MO. The center has received global recognition for its treatment of some of the most difficult and high-profile burn cases in the world.

What are the benefits of a burn center?

Expertise of Burn Centers:

  • Proper wound management, including surgical debridement and skin grafting.
  • Adequate pain control.
  • Infection control.
  • Nutritional support.
  • Surgical debridement and skin grafting.
  • Active rehabilitative therapies for joint function, mobility and self-care.

What happens when you are in the burn unit?

Nurses in the treatment room will clean your burn, change your bandages and give you your medicine during your treatment. Nurse Practitioners and doctors will look at your burn and decide what needs to be done next to help it heal. Burn Technicians are trained to take care of burns.

When should you see a burn specialist?

Even minor burns should be treated by a burn specialist. However, it’s important to be seen at a burn center, such as Temple’s, if you have: Partial thickness burns greater than 10% total body surface area. Burns that involve the face, hands, feet, genitalia, perineum or major joints.

How long do patients stay in the burn unit?

TRANSITION OF CARE — On average, patients remain in the intensive care unit (ICU) for one-half to one full day per percent total body surface area (TBSA) burned (eg, a patient with an 80 percent TBSA burn will remain in the ICU for 40 to 80 days) [69].

How bad does a burn have to be to go to the hospital?

When to go to the ER for a burn. If the burn is more than three inches, is covering the hands, joints or face and there is little to no pain, seek emergency care. Burns that require care from specialists may appear dry, leathery and be white, black, brown, or yellow in color.

Should you put Neosporin on a burn?

A good over-the-counter option for an uncomplicated burn is to use Polysporin or Neosporin ointment, which you can then cover with a non-stick dressing like Telfa pads.

At what percentage burn should an adult patient be referred to a burns unit?

Burn injuries that should be referred to a burn center include: 1. Partial thickness burns greater than 10% total body surface area (TBSA). 2.