Journal articlesThe contributions of Sir Archibald McIndoe to burns treatment

The contributions of Sir Archibald McIndoe to burns treatment

19/03/15 | Education, Wellbeing and concordance | Edward White

The ravages of burns wounds sustained in conflict have afflicted mankind ever since the offensive capabilities of fire were recognised, and it will come as no surprise to anybody that burns continue to present, with devastating consequences, in modern day theatres of war. While the aetiologies may be different, the well-documented psychological effects of burns wounds are as real as they ever have been (Patterson et al, 1993).