The LSEBN publishes burn care guidance and guidelines for health care professionals. The documents have been developed by senior clinical members of the burns multi-disciplinary team, and approved by the ODN Board. 

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LSEBN Initial management of burns (2018)

LSEBN Guideline on Initial Management of Cold Burns (Frost Bite)

LSEBN Guideline on initial management of ocular burns (Opthalmic)

LSEBN Initial management of SEVERE burns (revised 2020)

LSEBN Burns Depth Assessment

LSEBN Burns Referral Criteria

LSEBN How to Refer

LSEBN Burns Transfer Form

LSEBN Infant Burn Acceptance Guideline

LSEBN Burns First Aid Guideline (2018)

LSEBN Oedema Management

LSEBN Post Burn Care

Face Care Leaflet (2020)

Face Care Flowchart (2020)

Blister Guidelines:

LSEBN Burn Blister Deroofing Guideline

LSEBN Burns Blister Management / Burn Blister Guideline References

First Aid and Minor Injury Guidelines:

LSEBN Burns First Aid and Prevention

LSEBN Minor Burn Adult

LSEBN Minor Burn Paediatric


Bobby has a burn - leaflet

Bobby Wears Pressure Garments - leaflet

Dressings and Treatments:

LSEBN Hydrogel Position Statement

Aquacel® Ag Hydrofiber® Dressing in Burn Wound Care

Enzymatic Debridement of Burns with NexoBrid

Flammacerium Cream in Burn Wound Care booklet

Flamazine® 1% Cream in Burn Wound Care

LSEBN Assessment with the Laser Doppler Imager

LSEBN Having a tissue expander (Adult)

Burn Care Advisor Leaflets:

LSEBN Burn Care Advisor Leaflet June 2018

Caring for your burn at home:

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital patients

Queen Victoria Hospital patients

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