Though each of us is just a spark away from being a burn victim, most of us know little and understand less about the world burn patients inhabit. A tale of hope and heroism, Burn Unit offers a rare glimpse of that world: a Level I burn center where nothing is more important than saving lives.
"…a fascinating history of burn treatment…"—The New York Times
“A fascinating and unflinching look behind the scenes at the nationally acclaimed burn unit of Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital. ... This is an enlightening look at an important area of hospital care.”—Publishers Weekly
“Burn Unit is a well-written, ingenious book. ...It should become required reading. ...”—New England Journal of Medicine