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Burn Center Fact Sheet

  • The Burn Center is the ONLY center in Arkansas
  • We are a non-profit hospital providing state-of-the-care for ALL patients regardless of insurance status
  • We have 16 beds, with the capability to provide care for more patients as needed
  • We treat over 400 severe burns per year
  • Our clinic sees over 2250 outpatient visits per year
  • One-third of all our patients are pediatrics
  • Most pediatric burns are preventable
  • We offer Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) training for physicians and ancillary medical staff
  • We have expertise with the most advanced skin substitutes that improve outcomes
  • Many of our newer dressings do not require daily changes, thereby decreasing pain
  • We also manage complex wounds, traumatic soft-tissue injuries, necrotizing soft-tissue infections and skin sloughing disorders
  • Our surgeons also perform burn reconstruction and scar revision
  • Our anesthesiologists are dedicated to the burn unit (one of few centers across the United States)
  • We offer the latest in Laser Therapy for decreasing burn scars
  • Arkansas Children's Hospital and the Burn Center have recently partnered up with Mexico's first and only national burn center - The National Institute of Rehabilitation to provide training for their burn surgeons
  • The Burn Center offers an extensive burn training program for General and Plastic Surgeons (Burn Fellowship)
  • The Burn Center staff participates in national and international conferences as well as research to provide the most advanced care to our patients
  • We offer Telemedicine services to provide patient care and follow-up for who live far away
  • We are involved with the following projects/groups:
  • The Burn Center partners with the Arkansas Professional Firefighters for an annual camp for burn survivors - Camp Sunshine
  • Virtually all of our pediatric patients never miss an entire year of school
  • We have Child Life Specialists that help children and families cope with the injuries, reduce anxiety/stress and facilitate school re-entry
The Burn Center
Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way, Slot 210
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

Call: 501-364-1323

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