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INTRODUCTION: Age and inhalation injury are important risk factors for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in the burned patient; however, the impact of interventions such as mechanical ventilation, fluid balance (FB), and packed red blood cell tran...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

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BACKGROUND: After the laws regulating emergency medicine were amended in 2012, regional trauma centers were established in South Korea. Plastic surgeons specialize in the simultaneous surgical care of patients with facial trauma, burns, and complicated wou...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Wound MedicineAuthor(s): Gopal Shankar Krishnakumar, Balaji Mahendiran, Subiksha Gopalakrishnan, Shalini Muthusamy, Sinduja Malarkodi Elangovan
Source: Wound Medicine - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Justine V. Sullivan, Peter Dziewulski, Odhran P. Shelley
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
“Failure was not an option” is a phrase that I’ve heard so many times as entry point conversations with the many burned out physician moms and women in medicine I have coached.  And in many ways, they are right. However, the context from which it is said is oftentimes what has led to the expe rience […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Physician Practice Management Source Type: blogs
Effect of unsymmetrical oligo-phenylene-ethynylene OPE3 against multidrug-resistant bacteria in vitro and in vivo. J Chemother. 2020 May 28;:1-9 Authors: Yuan Q, Wang Y, Yao P, Lv J, Wang Q, Sun F, Feng W Abstract The rapid proliferation of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial infections has posed the serious health threats. Photodynamic therapy is considered one of the most promising therapeutic strategies for combating bacterial resistance. In the present study, we synthesized an unsymmetrical oligo-p-phenylene ethynylene (OPE), namely OPE3, and investigated its antimicrobial activity agains...
Source: Journal of Chemotherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Chemother Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Xu Zhao, Ya-cheng Guo, Yong-ran Cheng, Lan Ye, Ming-Wei Wang, Meng-Yun Zhou, Juan Chen, Ming-wu Hu, Zhan-hui Feng
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Azzam Farroha
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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
Publication date: Available online 28 May 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Lars-Peter Kamolz, Jennifer L. Schiefer, Johannes Horter, Jan A. Plock
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
We report a suicide case of complete decapitation using a self-constructed guillotine. A 45-year-old man, whose body was severely burned, was found dead. The head was completely separated from the middle level of the neck, and a sharp blade with a steel frame was placed between the head and neck. The severance plane passed between the C4 and C5 vertebrae. Vital reactions such as hemorrhage could not be confirmed at the decapitated skin edge because the body was severely burned. Both common carotid arteries were sharply transected. Subendocardial hemorrhage was detected in the left ventricle. Only a little blood, but no soo...
Source: International Journal of Legal Medicine - Category: Medical Law Source Type: research
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