We provide comprehensive burn care, including life-threatening injuries. B.P. PODDAR HOSPITALÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Burns Unit provides the most advanced, innovative care for the treatment of all degrees of burns.
First Degree Burn - This involves epidermis (outermost layer of the cells). These types of burns heal without scarring; for example - extreme sunburn.
Second Degree (Superficial) Burn - This involves epidermis and superficial part of dermis (the sensitive connective tissue layer of the skin located below the epidermis). These types of burns usually heal with intensive care and frequent aseptic dressings at the Burns Unit within 3 weeks with some scarring.
Second Degree (Deep) Burn - This involves epidermis and deep dermis. These types of burns take a long time to heal with appreciable scarring. These types of burns generally require Skin Grafting in a specialised Burns Unit.
Third Degree Burn - - In this case, the full thickness of the skin, including the muscles, is burnt. These types of burns require excision and skin grafting in an advanced Burns Unit.
B.P. PODDAR HOSPITALÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Burns Unit & ICU is well equipped to handle all the above-mentioned degrees of burn cases.
We adopt a team approach to caring for burn patients and their families. Our highly-trained critical care Burns Unit comprises of experienced and compassionate multidisciplinary team of specialists, who are skilled in critical care medicine and nursing. We are the only burns unit in Eastern India to have a dedicated psychiatrist to address the psychological needs of patients.
The B.P. PODDAR HOSPITAL Burns Unit has specialists who work closely together to ensure that our patient is benefitted from expert care. The care team includes:
For the above reasons, the Burns Unit of B.P. PODDAR HOSPITALHOSPITAL Hospital enjoys a far higher success rate than other hospitals in Kolkata