Girl electrocuted 'when her phone fell into the bath while it was charging'

The Dutch teenager, treated at the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center in Amsterdam, suffered deep burns to her hands and stomach and later needed surgery to help the wounds heal.
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Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: Joint Bone SpineAuthor(s): Chang-Fu Kuo, Patricia B. Burns, Jung-Sheng Chen, Lu Wang, Kevin C. ChungAbstractObjective: The purpose of the study is to investigate the risk of preventable hospitalization among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).Methods: We identified 11,852 incident RA patients and 59,260 age-, sex-, and index year-matched controls from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Database. Index date was the RA diagnosis date for cases, which was assigned to their matched controls. The odds ratios (OR) of preventable hospitalizations between RA patients...
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Pulse Design Group, a Lenexa-based health care architecture company, is ramping up efforts to grow in 2020, starting with a new president and a new office.   The company told the Kansas City Business Journal that it has hired Dennis Burns as its first president and also announced that it will be relocating from Lenexa to the Country Club Plaza in the summer.   Managing Partner Rick Embers and Burns told KCBJ that the intent of the changes is to pre pare for growth the company anticipates in coming…
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Publication date: Available online 3 December 2019Source: Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering AspectsAuthor(s): G. Rivero, M. Meuter, A. Pepe, G. Guevara, A.R. Boccaccini, G.A. AbrahamAbstractSimple and coaxial electrospinning were used for the preparation of nanofibers containing antibiotic. The use of a pH-sensitive polymer provided the membranes with a selective releasing capability, as a function of the environmental pH. Considering that pH increases as a consequence of local wound infection, the acidity changes of the wound could act as a trigger for the onset of antibiotic treatment in an autonom...
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Áoife Wills had the treatment at a beauty salon in Monaghan, Ireland. She says the salon didn't use protective gel, and as a result her gums are 'severely burnt and in serious pain'.
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INTRO: There were over 60 firefighter line of duty deaths and roughly 30,000 injuries in the United States in 2016. Modern thermoprotective gear has reduced the risks firefighters face from both thermal and inhalation injury, but must be used properly to b...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
PURPOSE: Administration of appropriate first aid immediately after a burn injury is crucial to averting further harm to the victim, physically and psychologically. The aim of this review is to enable the design of better interventions by describing what is...
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