A review of hot beverage temperatures-satisfying consumer preference and safety - Abraham J, Diller K.

Hot beverages are served ubiquitously in the food-service industry as well as at residences and other venues. Coffee and tea beverages, in particular, are brewed at temperatures that are sufficiently high to cause immediate and serious risk for scald injur...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

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In an ideal world, all IVF clinics would be equally good. They would have high quality control standards; they would be open and transparent; and would share information proactively and routinely with all their patients .This way, whether or not patients got pregnant, they would have peace of mind that they received good quality treatment.Tragically, this just does not happen in India today , and sadly the government hasn't done a good job with regulating IVF clinics, which means the quality can be extremely patchy. This means that while we do have some world class clinics, we have some terrible ones as well, which take th...
Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
Physician burnout has become a hot topic among urologists since we started appearing on the most burned out list in well-publicized multispecialty studies such as Medscape.1 Once concern about these multispecialty studies is that urologists make up about 1% of the study population. The 2016 American Urological Association Census found that the rates of burnout among practicing urologists were better than previously reported.2 Less is known about burnout among urology residents and this study is the first to look exclusively at urology trainees to assess burnout.
Source: Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
Medical device companies attempting to market a new treatment in the U.S. often make the erroneous assumption that winning FDA approval is the final destination, and success is theirs. In fact, going through the regulatory process is only the halfway point. The grueling path from FDA approval to reimbursement is like a treacherous walk through Death Valley and many companies don’t make it through. In this case study, I discuss the trials and triumphs of bringing robotic high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), a non-invasive procedure for localized prostate cancer, to the U.S.&Aci...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Business Source Type: news
ConclusionThere is a need for changes in the way evidence informs policy and practice in burns care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families so that it incorporates Indigenous constructs of health and wellbeing.
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
This study aims to find the relation between MRSA screening swab cultures taken within 48 h of admission, weekly surveillance cultures, and MRSA infection secondary to colonization.MethodsThe data of all burns patients admitted to the referral centre for burns from 2012 to 2016 were reviewed. MRSA cultures taken at admission and on weekly surveillance screening, including nasal, perianal, and wound swabs, were reviewed. To determine associations between MRSA colonization and infection rates, both MRSA-positive and MRSA-negative swab cultures were included in the analysis. Several risk factors were considered: age, g...
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 August 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Riece Koniman, Manish Kaushik, Su Hooi Teo, Chee Wooi Tan, Hui Hua Li, Wai Yin Marjorie Foo, Bien Keem Tan, Si Jack Chong, Han Khim TanAbstractIntroductionAcute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent complication of severe burn injury and is associated with a high mortality rate of up to 80%. We aimed to establish the incidence, mortality rate, and factors related to mortality in adult patients with severe burn injury and AKI with renal replacement therapy (RRT) in Singapore.MethodsWe performed a retrospective cohort study of severely burned patients who w...
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain knowledge of first aid among parents of children suffering from burns. METHODS: The cross-sectional study was conducted at Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan, from July 2017 to January 2018, and comprised parents of patients in...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Isabelle Sawetz, David B. Lumenta, Lars-Peter Kamolz
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Kavita Gupta, Saroj Dash
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 August 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Mazaher Gholipourmalekabadi, Behrouz Farhadihosseinabadi, Mehdi Faraji, Mohammad Reza NouraniAbstractHuman amniotic membrane (AM) has been widely used for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications. AM has many favorable characteristics such as high biocompatibility, antibacterial activity, anti-scarring property, immunomodulatory effects, anti-cancer behavior and contains several growth factors that make it an excellent natural candidate for wound healing. To date, various methods have been developed to prepare, preserve, cross-link an...
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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