Characteristics and outcomes of patients with grill-related Burn injuries admitted to the Cologne Burn Center, Germany

ConclusionGrill-related injuries are a relatively common cause of admission to the Cologne Burn Center. Although grill-related injuries underwent a less aggressive approach than the other investigated fire injuries, the former represent a public health concern because they mainly affect the upper body, with both psychologic and aesthetic consequences. We recommend a German nationwide multi-centric study of the patterns and characteristics of burn injury.
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In conclusion, this systematic review and meta-analysis found that compared to non-nicotine/smoking, non-alcohol, non-substance use burn patients, patients using nicotine/smoking, alcohol, and/or substances were associated with more burn related operations, higher rates of graft loss/failure, longer hospital LOS (length of stay), higher rates of intubation, longer ICU (intensive care unit) LOS, increased mortality, and increased wound/local skin infections. Patients using nicotine/smoking were associated with higher rates of intubation and wound/local skin infections. Patients consuming alcohol were associated with more da...
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An approach was proposed to predict skin burns during heat exposure based on Computational Fluid Dynamics and Python language. Both of uniform and heterogeneous skin thickness distributions of the whole body were considered and significant differences were...
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Colorful balls of light and glittering sparks of sparkle against the dark night sky, exuberant people and the generational anticipation of a new year: Over the past few years, more than 130 million euros have been spent on private fireworks in Germany....
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OBJECTIVES: Exploration of experience of harms due to another person's drinking within a demographic particularly vulnerable to these consequences. Importance of study: Largest sampling of young Australian risky drinkers, who are underrepresented in genera...
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ConclusionBoth child and parent/guardian versions of the ARI appear sensitive to medication-induced irritability associated with LEV on both the group and individual levels. The findings extend the applicability of ARI from characterizing the presence of clinical irritability as a psychiatric diagnostic feature to a more modifiable aspect of behavior change related to medication management and support its use in clinical trial applications.
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The structural performance of concrete structures subjected to fire is greatly influenced by the heating temperature. Therefore, an accurate estimation of the heating temperature is of vital importance for deriving a reasonable diagnosis and assessment of ...
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Authors: Tian M, Li J Abstract An approach was proposed to predict skin burns during heat exposure based on Computational Fluid Dynamics and Python language. Both of uniform and heterogeneous skin thickness distributions of the whole body were considered and significant differences were observed. 100% second degree burns were reached for uniform skin model after 4 s flash fire, and maintained during cooling phase. Third degree burns occurred for the heterogeneous skin model during fire exposure, and the proportion increased in cooling phase. Results indicated that model with uniform skin thickness would probably ov...
Source: International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Int J Occup Saf Ergon Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 December 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Nicholas Goodwin
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Publication date: Available online 6 December 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Fanyi Meng, Kevin J. Zuo, Alexandre Amar-Zifkin, Robert Baird, Sabrina Cugno, Dan PoenaruAbstractIn low- and lower middle-income countries (LMICs), timely access to primary care following thermal injury is challenging. Children with deep burns often fail to receive specialized burn care until months or years post-injury, thus suffering impairments from hypertrophic scarring or joint and soft tissue contractures. We aimed to examine the correlation between limited access to care following burn injury and long-term disability in children in LMICs and t...
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