Journal of Burn Care & Research

Journal of Burn Care & Research provides the latest information on advances in burn prevention, research, education, delivery of acute care, and research to all members of the burn care team. As the official publication of the American Burn Association, this is the only U.S. journal devoted exclusively to the treatment and research of patients with burns. Original, peer-reviewed articles present the latest information on surgical procedures, acute care, reconstruction, burn prevention, and research and education. Other topics include physical therapy/occupational therapy, nutrition, current events in the evolving healthcare debate, and reports on the newest computer software for diagnostics and treatment. The Journal serves all burn care specialists, from physicians, nurses, and physical and occupational therapists to psychologists, counselors, and researchers.

National Burn Repository (NBR) Report

The 2017 NBR Report represents ten years of cumulative data from U.S. and International burn centers. The report contains over 212,000 entries and represents the largest resource on epidemiology of thermal injury for patients admitted to burn centers in North America. It is the single most useful reference for determining benchmark standards for outcomes such as mortality rate and hospital length of stay. It is provided complimentary to participating burn centers and available for sale to members and non-members.

Practice Guidelines

ABA Practice Guidelines are peer-reviewed and published in the Journal of Burn Care and Research. They are systematically developed statements intended to assist health care professional and patient decision making about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances. The guidelines are complementary to members through their member profile. Non-members can purchase the guidelines through the link below.

Available complimentary to members.

ABA Coding & Reimbursement Primer

The Coding Primer is an important resource for burn centers. Written by coding experts and designed specifically for burn centers. This easy-to-use resource answers day-to-day coding questions. Minimize coding errors and reduce claim denials by submitting accurate claims to improve your overall reimbursement process. It is updated to reflect recent changes to ICD-10 and CPT codes.