The frailty tipping point: determining which patients are targets for intervention in a burn population - Romanowski K, Curtis E, Barsun A, Palmieri T, Greenhalgh D, Sen S.

OBJECTIVE: Elderly burn patients vary in physiologic age and frailty. While previous evidence suggests that frailty on admission is associated with poor outcomes, changes in frailty during hospitalization for a burn injury have not been reported. M...
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INTRODUCTION: The elderly experience higher mortality rates and poorer outcomes compared to younger burn survivors with similar injuries. METHODS: This epidemiological study reviewed records of all admitted elderly burn patients collected from five...
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This study aims to compare patient outcomes resulting from burn injuries ass...
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The objective of this study was to describe a predictable and easy-to-use model that can create standardized burn wounds. A 450 nm 1000 mW blue beam laser pointer was used to create burn wounds on the dorsal skin of 24 Sprague Dawley rats. 12 distinct area...
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There have been significant advances in the care of burns over the past decade. As a result of the improved survival of burn patients, attention has shifted to the optimized management of their wounds. Traditionally, autografts have been described as the g...
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Deliberate fires are a very common problem affecting all countries around the world. They create a high sense of insecurity within communities, consuming and straining many resources (human and financial). Yet, despite various attempts, significantly tackl...
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This article deals with the assessment of the hazards of dust waste generated by modern CNC (computer numerical control) technologies from the processing of resin-containing plastic composites. The change of the original material into dusty waste predicts ...
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Ethanol gasoline is being widely used as a new environmentally friendly and energy-saving alternative energy, and the control/reduction of its fire/explosion risk has become an important aspect, not only for its production and storage, but also for its tra...
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PURPOSE: To assess whether near infrared autofluorescence (NIR-AF) imaging is a useful imaging modality in the diagnosis of handheld laser retinal injuries. DESIGN: Retrospective observational case series. METHODS: 12 patients identified to...
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Traffic accident may bring vehicle fire in the street canyons. With its high temperature and numerous hazardous materials, the smoke produced by the vehicle fire may cause serious damage to the human body and the properties nearby, such as the glass curtai...
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Sulfur mustard has been used in conflicts for more than a century. Despite international recognized bans on the use of chemical weapons, there continue to be reports of their use. The authors provide a contemporary overview of sulfur mustard injury and its...
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