This course provides an in-depth description of the clinical manifestations and management strategies of war wounds and associated complications
The course starts with describing the classification and mechanism of wounds. Then, it discusses the surgical management of wounds, delayed primary closure and skin grafting processes. The course also touches on the triggers and challenges in the management of neglected or mismanaged wounds along with the factors affecting wound infection. Finally, the course addresses the pathology, management, care and closure of burn injuries.
Upon completion of the course, learners should be able to:
- Understand the classification procedures and the mechanisms of war wounds
- Explain the surgical management of war wounds
- Discuss the need for delayed primary closure, skin graft and flap
- Understand the triggers and challenges in the management of neglected or mismanaged wounds
- Discuss the major clinical infections in war wounds
- Discuss the early/late removal of retained bullets and fragments
- Explore the pathology, management, care and closure of burn injuries
The course is designed for medical and nursing students, medical trainees, medical practitioners, nurses, and other allied health professionals.