Medical Dictionary

burn center

noun
variants: or burn unit also burns center or burns unit

medical Definition of burn center

:a specialized facility usually affiliated with a hospital that provides advanced care and treatment for patients with severe burn
  • Study patients spent an average 18 days in the burn center, with 15 days required for healing after skin grafts.
  • —Katie TyndallInsight18 May 1987
  • … is expected to be released today from the burn unit at Tampa General Hospital, where she has been in fair condition since suffering the second-degree burns.
  • The St. Petersburg (Florida) Times9 Sept. 1997

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