Working with Inhalation Burn Injuries

Course Description:
In this podcast, we spoke with Dr. Nicola Clayton about inhalation burn injuries. During the discussion, she defined inhalation burn injury and discussed assessment and treatment considerations. The role of the speech-language pathologist in the care of these patients and their role on the team was also reviewed. After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe what an inhalation burn injury is and how it can happen.
  2. List two strategies for enhancing care of patients with inhalation burn injuries.
  3. Describe assessment and treatment considerations for this type of patients.