List Of Burn Centers In South Africa

A burn center, burn unit or burns unit is a hospital specializing in the treatment of burns. Burn centers are often used for the treatment and recovery of patients with more severe burns.

Find below are the list of Burn Centers In South Africa

Addington Hospital

Address: Addington Hospital, 16 Erskine Terrace, South Beach, Durban, 4001
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5PM
Phone: 031 327 2000

Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital

Address: 26 Chris Hani Rd, Diepkloof 319-Iq, Johannesburg, 1864
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: 011 933 0967

Highway Subacute and Rehabilitation Hospital

Address: 72 Old Main Rd, Hillcrest, 3650
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: 031 476 0997

Greys Hospital

Address: The Msunduzi, Town Hill, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5PM
Phone: 033 897 3000

Are there different levels of burn centers?

Level I, II and III Trauma Centers are listed here, by state (and other international locations), at the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) website. Trauma Center designation is a voluntary process that hospitals may choose to pursue for Adult and/or Pediatric care. Level I is the highest level of five levels.

Is a burn unit ICU?

Burn Intensive Care Unit (BICU) nurses are dual certified in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and advanced burn life support (ABLS), allowing them to care for critically ill patients and their wounds. All Burn Center staff receive specialized wound training to provide high quality wound care to burn patients.

Does South Carolina have a burn center?

Burns are complex wounds requiring delicate and skilled treatment. People from around the region turn to the burn specialists at MUSC Health. We treat burns with expertise and compassion in our 25-bed Burn Center.

How is burn percentage calculated?

You can estimate the body surface area on an adult that has been burned by using multiples of 9. In an adult who has been burned, the percent of the body involved can be calculated as follows: If both legs (18% x 2 = 36%), the groin (1%) and the front chest and abdomen were burned, this would involve 55% of the body.

Who needs referral to closest burn center?

Burns of 20 percent or greater of total body surface area. Any burn accompanied by inhalation injury. Any electrical contact or chemical injury; elderly patients with burns; or burns to vital areas-face, hands, feet or perineum.

What is it like to be a burn nurse?

Burn care nursing is one of the most challenging specialties in nursing. It calls for sharp clinical skills including triage, pain management, fluid balance, critical care, the stabilisation of acutely burned patients, trauma recovery and rehabilitation.