Burn Experiences (McLean, PI)

The recovery process following a thermal burn is not well understood. The purpose of this pilot study is to examine patient characteristics associated with immediate and long term patient outcomes after major burn injury. This study is being conducted at burn centers within the Burn TRYUMPH Research Network. This project is supported by the UNC CTRC, The Jaycee Burn Center, and the Department of Anesthesiology.

Status: in progress; currently enrolling patients


Study Sites and Network

Burn Exp Map

Publications, Abstracts and Presentations

Related Publications

  1. A Liu, A Bermudez, J Hu, S Jones, J Hwang, J Smith, L Ballina, A Patel, T Tran, R Karlnoski, D Smith, B Cairns, and S McLean; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, African Americans Are at Increased Risk of Developing Chronic Pain and Itch at the Site of Tissue Autograft Following Major Thermal Burn Injury, Journal of Pain, April 2014.

Related Abstracts

  1. Ballina LE, Ulirsch JC, Nielsen C, Adasme RA, Thom N, Pauley C, Jones S, Hwang J, Cairns B, McLean SA. Pain catastrophizing influences pain and itch symptoms within 24 hours of skin autograft. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Pain Society, New Orleans, LA, 2013.