Burn injuries resulting from methamphetamine and honey oil explosions: a retrospective cohort study - Neeki MM, Dong F, Youssef D, Liu B, Lee C, Burgett-Moreno M, Rippe E, Wong D, Borger R.

This study aims to compare patient outcomes resulting from burn injuries ass...
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INTRODUCTION: The Boston Criteria and the Abbreviated Burn Severity Index are two widely accepted models for predicting mortality in burn patients. We aimed to elucidate whether these models are able to predict risk of mortality in patients who sustain bur...
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ISSUE ADDRESSED: Underage drinkers most commonly source alcohol from older peers. However, few studies have examined older peers' supply-related beliefs and motivations. METHODS: A sample of 270 risky drinkers aged 18-19 years were interviewed in Austr...
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CONCLUSIONS: Supply of alcohol to underage peers was perceived as morally and socially acceptable in a group of 18-19 year old risky drinkers. SO WHAT?: Opportunities include harm reduction initiatives that prioritise caring responsibilities towards friends, as opposed to relying on external enforcement measures alone. PMID: 32589329 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Health Promotion Journal of Australia - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Promot J Austr Source Type: research
In my work as a holistic career coach for nurses, there's one thing I've noticed more than anything else: mindset matters to your nursing and healthcare career. From putting together a resume and writing a cover letter to sitting for an interview or reaching out to potential connections on LinkedIn, your mindset and its attendant attitude make all the difference. Photo by Olivier Rule on Unsplash.comI've worked with hundreds of nurse clients over the last decade, and I've seen everything from utter defeatism to those whose optimism and drive are quite something to behold despite tough odds, personal struggles, and a h...
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We present two patients with severe third-degree cold burns on their thighs after clamping a large cyli...
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Publication date: Available online 28 May 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Diogo H. Hohl, Pedro S. Coltro, Gabriel M.A. Silva, Vinícius G. Silveira, Jayme A. Farina
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: E-cigarettes have the potential to cause burns from batteries that explode. Although e-cigarette explosion burns have been reported by the media (e.g. local online news, blogs), there is a need for a comprehensive review of published medical ...
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Discussion “Tattooing of skin via deposition of pigment particles and ink ingredients in the dermis changes normal skin into abnormal skin. Fortunately, this often causes no harm and no disease, although with important exceptions.” Tattoos can be inadvertent from road dirt, gunpowder, pencil graphite etc., but most are desired. Tattoos are common in many cultures and over time..They have been increasing in popularity in the United States over the past few years particularly with a younger, wider and more diverse population. Newsweek reported an 18-country study in 2018 which showed 46% of Americans have a tat...
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  With their fearless curiosity, your kids are bound to encounter tumbles, scrapes and other accidents on a relatively frequent basis. The resultant skin wounds are usually easy to treat at home, but occasionally a severe injury requires a trip to the doctor’s office or emergency room. As a parent, you’re the all-knowing superhero in your kids’ eyes. Keep these wound care tips in your back pocket so you know how to react when your little ones look to you for help. It’s all fun and games until they fall and get hurt. Parents should know how to care for common skin wounds. For cuts an...
Source: Advanced Tissue - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Wound Care wound care products wound supplies wound care treatment healing wounds Source Type: news
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