Term Burn Centers
Code LT-1000
Definition Programs that provide special facilities for people who have received second and third degree burns to exterior surfaces of the body or to the respiratory tract that were caused by fire or excessive heat, flash explosions, hot steam or water, chemicals, electricity or radioactive substances or heat. Burn centers utilize a variety of equipment including sterilized rooms which have specially purified air to prevent infection, special beds and mattresses, heat shields rather than blankets and hyperbaric oxygen chambers which use concentrated oxygen to speed healing and prevent infection.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 12/20/16
Use References Burn Care Services
Burn Clinics
Burn Treatment Centers
Burn Victim Services
See Also References Hyperbaric Chambers (LT-3200)
Trauma Surgery (LV-8300.8550)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Inpatient/Hospital Care (NPC E09.06)
Inpatient Medical Care (UW 2.1.02.01)
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
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