What's in the bag? Analysis of exterior drug packaging by TD-DART-MS to predict the contents - Sisco E, Robinson EL, Burns A, Mead R.

The need for a safe and reliable presumptive test for law enforcement, first responders, and laboratory personnel is critical in the era of dangerous synthetic opioids and other novel psychoactive substances. Obtaining drug identification information witho...
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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...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
  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
CONCLUSIONS: Workload and work environment are areas that could be looked at to reduce job demands that lead to burnout. Intervening in certain psychological factors such as emotional intelligence, resilience and mindfulness may help to reduce burnout. Promoting physical and mental health is important in alleviating burnout, and these factors likely have a complex interplay. PMID: 32326734 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Ann R Coll Surg Engl Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This site had the second highest prevalence of FASD of the 4 Collaboration on FASD Prevalence sites and clearly identifiable child and maternal risk traits. PMID: 32293732 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Clin Exp Res Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Older university students are less likely to drink more than two standard drinks on any day than their younger counterparts. SO WHAT?: It is recommended that interventions target younger students, however, older students may assist in understanding factors that influence low risk alcohol consumption. PMID: 32268453 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Health Promotion Journal of Australia - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Promot J Austr Source Type: research
Conclusion: This study showed a proper synergistic effect of aqueous and alcoholic extracts of cinnamon and honey in combination with Ciprofloxacin and Gentamicin against MDR isolates of P. aeruginosa.
Source: Reviews in Medical Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Tags: BACTERIOLOGY Source Type: research
Globally, harmful drinking results in six deaths every minute.1 The evidence indicates that restricting the availability of alcohol, and early identification and brief advice (IBA) are effective interventions to reduce alcohol harm.2 Furthermore, recen...
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We report two cases of male patients with deep second-degree burns at the lower extremities after thermal runaway of lithium-ion-batteries, which were carried in their trouser ...
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