What motivated Fiona wood to first study science and the treatment of burns?
Fiona Wood originally wanted to be an Olympic sprinter. Her reasons for changing her career path to medicine is not publically known. However, it led her to become Australia's first female plastic surgeon. She later served as head of the burn unit at Royal Perth Hospital. She is credited with saving the lives of several burn victims and inventing a new spray on skin technology.
Fiona Melanie Wood, born 2 February 1958, is a British born plastic surgon working in Perth, Western Australia. She is the director of the Royal Perth Hospital burns unit and the Western Australia Burns Service. In addition, Wood is also a Clinical Professor with the School of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Western Australia and Director of the McComb Research Foundation.
If you are referring to the British-Australian plastic surgeon, she has become known for her research into helping burn victims. According to Wikipedia, "Wood has become well known for her patented invention of spray-on skin for burn victims, a treatment which is being continually developed. Where previous techniques of skin culturing required 21 days to produce enough cells to cover major burns, Wood has reduced the period to five days." She is also interesting in…
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It depends on the severity, but if it's just a topical (1st or 2nd degree), then use Preparation H. Sounds silly, but it has a yeast ingredient that helps speed burn healing by several days. Put a small amount on and cover with a bandage to protect it. Clean and re-apply daily. For 3rd degree burns you'll probably need a prescription for Silvadene cream, which is the standard treatment for more serious burns. It works…