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    Lars-Peter Kamolz, Marc G. Jeschke, Raymund E. Horch, Markus K√ľntscher, Pavel Brychta, editors.
    Summary: The second edition of this volume has been updated with chapters on scar treatment using laser, microneedling, tissue engineering, adipose tissue and lipofilling. It compiles the perspectives of a multi-author team, examining the entire spectrum of burn reconstruction and long-term treatment. Individual updated chapters cover basic aspects of wound healing and scarring, and plastic surgery relating to tissue rearrangement and the use of flaps, as well as the long-term use of skin and skin substitutes. Furthermore, it addresses topics such as rehabilitation and scar management in detail. It provides comprehensive reconstruction guidelines organized by anatomic region (e.g. face, hands, ...) as well as future trends and prospects in burn reconstruction, such as allotransplantation and bionics. Please also have a look at the volume "Handbook of Burns Volume 1 - Acute Burn Care 2nd edition".

    Part I: Psychological Aspects and Long Time Consequences
    1: Acute Stress Disorder and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Individuals Suffering from Burn Injury
    1.1 Introduction
    1.2 Definition and Symptoms
    1.3 Prevalence
    1.3.1 ASD
    1.3.2 PTSD
    1.4 Comorbidity
    1.5 Risk Factors for the Development of Post-traumatic Stress
    1.6 Assessment
    1.6.1 ASD
    1.6.2 PTSD
    1.6.3 Assessment Considerations Mental Status and Delirium Pain Time
    1.7 Treatment
    1.7.1 Initial Intervention 1.7.2 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
    1.7.3 Other Psychosocial Interventions
    1.7.4 Medication
    1.8 Post-traumatic Growth
    1.9 Summary and Conclusions
    2: Long-Term Outcomes Following Burn Injuries
    2.1 Introduction
    2.2 The Biopsychosocial Model of Recovery
    2.2.1 Pre-burn Emotional and Physical Health
    2.2.2 Injury Characteristics
    2.2.3 Coping
    2.2.4 Emotional Distress
    2.2.5 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
    2.2.6 Depression
    2.2.7 Pain
    2.2.8 Nonpharmacological Chronic Burn Pain Management
    2.2.9 Sleep
    2.2.10 Pruritus 2.2.11 Body Image
    2.2.12 Return to Work
    2.2.13 Return to School
    2.3 Summary
    Part II: Skin Architecture and Burn Wound Healing
    3: Skin Architecture and Function
    3.1 Skin Structure
    3.2 Epidermis
    3.3 Dermis
    3.4 Hypodermis (Subcutaneous Fat, Panniculus Adiposus)
    3.5 Skin (Stem) Cells: A Promising Source for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine?
    3.6 Keratinocytes: Immune Competent Epithelial Cells
    3.7 Melanocytes: Pigment Cells with Immune Properties
    3.8 Merkel Cells: Essential for Light-Touch Responses 3.9 Dendritic Cells: Key Regulators of the Immune Response
    3.10 Langerhans Cells: Required for Induction of Immunity and/or Tolerance?
    3.11 Dermal Dendritic Cell Subsets: Possessors of Diverse Functions
    3.12 Resident Skin T Cells: Important Mediators of Skin Homeostasis and Pathology
    3.13 Dermal-Epidermal Junction: Laden with Multiple Functions
    4: Burn Wound Healing: Pathophysiology
    4.1 Introduction
    4.2 Local Biological Events Occurring After Burns
    4.2.1 Inflammation
    4.2.2 Edema
    4.2.3 Burn Wound Conversion 4.3 Evolution of the Burn Wound and Local Consequences of Burns
    4.4 General Factors Influencing the Burn Wound Evolution
    4.4.1 Types of Burns
    4.4.2 The Systemic Response to Local Burns
    4.4.3 Influence of Immediate Care on Burn Wounds
    4.4.4 Pathophysiological Consequences of Choice of Strategies Concerning Burn Wound Healing
    4.5 Conclusion
    Part III: Scar Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation
    5: Scar Assessment
    5.1 Scar Assessment Tools
    5.2 Scar Features
    5.2.1 Clinimetrical Principles
    5.3 Subjective Scar Assessment Scales
    Digital Access Springer 2020