1. Sainsbury, David CG BMedSci (Hons), MBBS, MRCS (Eng)


PURPOSE: To provide the wound care practitioner with a framework for managing altered body image.


TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.


OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, the reader should be able to:


1. Describe theories and research relating to normal and altered body image.


2. Discuss the effect of facial burns on body image.