Welcome to the Burn Model Systems

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The MSKTC works closely with researchers in the 4 Burn Model Systems to develop resources for people living with burn injuries and their supporters. These evidence-based materials are available in a variety of platforms such as printable PDF documents, videos, and slideshows.

Click here to learn more about the Burn Model Systems program.

Additional Burn Injury Information

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Burn Model Systems
Find and learn more about the Burn Model Systems Centers that are national leaders in burn research and patient care.


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Factsheet: Wound Care and Scar Management
Burn survivors can become frustrated that they still have issues with scarring and wounds after their initial burn injury has healed. Hypertrophic burn scars (scars in the area of the original burn that are raised) are the most common complication of a burn injury and can limit a survivor's ability to function as well as affect their body image.


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Return to Work after Burn Injury: A Systematic Review
Consequences of major burn injuries often include losing the ability to engage in basic life functions such as work, or employment. View this Systematic Review for a review of research on returning to work after a burn injury.


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Burn Model Systems Project Database
View our searchable database of current and past research projects at the Burn Model Systems.