Public perceptions of pre-incident information campaign materials for the initial response to a chemical incident - Carter H, Weston D, Symons C, Aml ôt R.

In the event of a hazardous chemical release incident in the UK, affected members of the public would undergo improvised and interim forms of decontamination (the "Initial Operational Response" (IOR)). To enable members of the public to take recommended ac...
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This study's goal was to assess f...
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PURPOSE: To explore a new classification scheme for acute ocular burns. METHODS: Medical records of 345 patients (450 eyes) with acute ocular burns treated at Shandong Eye Institute between January 2013 and January 2018 with a 12-month minimum foll...
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Cyanide poisoning has been regarded to contribute the fatal outcome in fire victims. The toxicity of inhaled hydrogen cyanide (HCN) at the cellular level was evaluated considering the impact of methemoglobin (MetHb) produced by fire gases. Cyanide (CN) con...
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This study used a sample of two low-use Oregon rivers (one managed by the U.S. Forest Service a...
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CONCLUSIONS: Plasma miRNA are not useful biomarkers of CLZ-induced cardiotoxicity, however patients taking CLZ have significantly altered circulating miRNA compared to healthy volunteers. PMID: 31722571 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Biomarkers - Category: Research Tags: Biomarkers Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: Medicina Intensiva (English Edition)Author(s): L. Cachafeiro Fuciños, M. Sánchez Sánchez, A. García de Lorenzo y Mateos
Source: Medicina Intensiva - Category: Intensive Care Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2019Source: European Urology Supplements, Volume 18, Issue 11Author(s): M. Alsawi, H. Burns, R. Sohail-Khan, J. De Souza
Source: European Urology Supplements - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
This study aimed to determine the feasibility of an occupational therapy intervention to address sedentary behavior and pain among older adults residing in assisted living facilities. A single group pretest and posttest design was implemented using the Sedentary Behavior Questionnaire, actigraphy technology, and daily activity logs to measure sedentary behavior. The Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire was used to assess pain. Occupational therapy intervention focused on individualized goals related to participation in meaningful physical activities, which were established in collaboration with the participant and were tra...
Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity - Category: Geriatrics Tags: J Aging Phys Act Source Type: research
ConclusionThe Wallace rule of nines is a quick and acceptable method for estimating the total burn surface area percentage in men of all BMI ranges. However, for women, a more accurate method of burn area estimation is required as proposed by our BMI adjusted charts.
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
EXCLUSIVE: Felix Bright, now one, from Derby, used to scratch the painful eczema on his stomach, ankles and knees until they bled. His mother said he looked as though he had suffered severe burns.
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