Burn and Trauma Care Clinical Services
Burn and Trauma Care Clinical Services

Services Offered

  • Level I Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Pediatric Burn Unit
  • Consultations with medical and surgical specialists are available 24 hours per day
  • 24-hour ground/air emergency transport:
    • Consultations to initiate patient stabilization and arrange patient transfer are provided by critical care specialists.
  • Pediatric ancillary services that are essential for burn and trauma care:
    • Occupational therapy
    • Physical therapy
    • Social services
    • Nutrition
    • Developmental medicine
    • Respiratory therapy
  • State-of-the-art resuscitation bays dedicated solely to pediatric trauma patients
  • Outpatient and Clinic appointments

Commonly Treated Conditions

  • Acute burn injuries
  • Gunshot wounds/stabbings
  • Injuries resulting from:
    • Bicycle crashes
    • Child abuse
    • Falls
    • Motor vehicle accidents
    • Sports 
  • Scalded skin
  • Wounds of various etiologies requiring debridement, grafts or frequent dressing changes

Common Burn Treatments

The following are standard treatment methods for various types of burns and information about ongoing care.

Copyright © 1996-2014 The Children's Mercy Hospital