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The paper, titled 'Debt or Death?', used data on 9.5 million nationally-representative patients between 1998 and 2014, who spend an average of $92,098 a year trying to stay alive.
Enamel that is exposed to e-cigarettes or heat-not-burn products for just over two weeks is no more stained than the teeth of non-smokers, according to a study by British American Tobacco.
Publication date: Available online 14 October 2018Source: BurnsAuthor(s): John P. Abraham, John Stark, John Gorman, Ephraim Sparrow, W.J. MinkowyczAbstractA numerical-based model was developed and implemented to determine the spatial and temporal temperature distributions within skin tissue resulting from thermal contact with a heated and high thermal conductivity metallic medium. In the presence of wet tissue, boiling is likely to occur, thereby affecting the probability of inducing burns. This investigation deals with how contact between a hot, highly conductive metallic material and skin gives rise to burns. In particul...
Publication date: Available online 14 October 2018Source: BurnsAuthor(s): C.H. Pham, Z.J. Collier, T.J. Gillenwater
Publication date: Available online 14 October 2018Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Adrien Ponticorvo, Rebecca Rowland, Melissa Baldado, David M. Burmeister, Robert J. Christy, Nicole P. Bernal, Anthony J. DurkinAbstractWhile clinical examination is needed for burn severity diagnosis, several emerging technologies aim to quantify this process for added objectivity. Accurate assessments become easier after burn progression, but earlier assessments of partial thickness burn depth could lead to earlier excision and grafting and subsequent improved healing times, reduced rates of scarring/infection, and shorter hospital stays. Spatial F...
ConclusionsThe data indicate that 400 mEq/L HS solution reduces hyponatremia and renal edema, inhibits the release of inflammatory mediators, and alleviates oxidative stress injury, thus protecting against kidney injury induced by severe burns.
ConclusionsOur study suggests that burn survivors and front-line burn providers have similar views on what constitutes an ideal dressing. A significantly proportion of caregiver/survivors felt that pain associated with dressing changes is being adequately managed despite healthcare providers’ perception.
ConclusionsIn the first two weeks following burn, both the thrombin generation assay and rotational thrombelastometry show a hypercoagulable state, while conventional coagulation tests remain normal.
Labour has called on the government to explain why it “apparently contradicted” NHS and Environment Agency officials’ concerns over the capacity of incinerators to burn clinical waste.
Conditions: Burns; Postoperative Pain Intervention: Drug: Exparel Sponsor: Massachusetts General Hospital Not yet recruiting