Therapists if you are looking for one place to find, access and learn about assessment tools for individuals with burn injuries, then this manual is a must.
The information provided focuses on standardized assessments for the burn population. The breadth of the assessments covers multiple areas of burn therapy services and can be used in ICU, acute, inpatient burn rehabilitation and outpatient burn programs. The information relates to birth to geriatric.
Included with the assessments are instructions, scoring (if appropriate) and further references that you can access for your library.
This information can be helpful as the therapist prepare towards becoming a Certified Burn Therapist through the American Burn Association. Or, if you have new therapists or students, this manual can enhance their learning in a time efficient manner.
Some of the assessments include:
- Frailty Score
- Functional Assessment of Burns (FAB)
- Brief Fatigue Inventory
- AMPAC 6 click assessment
- AMPAC Outpatient short form
- Chelsea Critical Care Physical Assessment (CPAx)
- Oral assessment
- Appropriate age related core assessment