Bad Burns: True Survival Stories

Publication Date: 1 Aug. 2010
Lerner Publishing Group

ISBN 9780822587026

Format: Hardback

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• A man pulled from an explosion undergoes forty surgeries to treat burns on 80 percent of his body.
• A girl rescued from a burning car receives donor skin grafts to heal injuries all over her body. 
• Scientists are working on a process to help burn victims regrow their own skin to quickly cover burns and other wounds.

That’s powerful medicine.

Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of people who lived through serious accidents and severe skin burns. Find out how doctors use the latest medical breakthroughs to aid their patients’ recovery and prepare them for the journey back to health. You’ll also learn tips on burn prevention, as well as facts about the skin’s many unique abilities.