Management of chemical injuries to the upper extremity

D. A. Reilly, W. L. Garner

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Chemical burns are interesting and challenging to treat. When the practitioner is comfortable with the pathophysiology, of chemical injury, and treatment based on these principles, most patients can be treated effectively with good outcome (Fig. 2). Early treatment with water irrigation, followed by diligent wound care, will allow our patients to benefit to the maximum from our medical skills.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-224
Number of pages10
JournalHand Clinics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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