After a natural gas explosion at home, a 25-year-old male arrived at the Burn Center at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta with full-thickness burns covering 85% of his body. Aside from his injuries, the man was otherwise healthy, although he had limited donor sites due to extensive TBSA.
Dr. Juvonda S. Hodge, assistant medical director at the Burn Center, treated her patient through multiple surgeries over the next 79 days until discharge.
In this case-specific webinar, Dr. Hodge discusses:
- How aggressive she was with early excision
- How she decided which wounds to treat first
- Steps she took to ensure successful skin graft