This is a podcast-brief from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center.
Almost everyone recovering from major burns has problems with itching. It’s a normal part of healing, but Itching can get in the way of doing everyday activities like sleeping, working, and physical activities.
No single treatment stops itching completely, but there are treatments to help reduce itching and minimize its impact on daily life. Itchy Skin after Burn Injury is a factsheet from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center. This factsheet explains those treatments options and offers tips to help reduce the itching.
Visit msktc.org/burn, and get the answers you need from experts who conduct innovative and high-quality research, provide patient care, and work to improve the health and overall quality of life for people with burn injury. That’s msktc.org/burn.