Exploding e-cigarette tore a Tennessee man's cheek off and left his face covered in acid burns
David Bishop, 25, from Cordova, Tennessee, has filed a lawsuit against three companies after an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth in May 2018, tearing part of his cheek off and burning him. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Telemedicine May Be Giving Kids Too Many Antibiotics
A study in the journal Pediatrics found that kids who consulted teledoctors received far more antibiotics than IRL. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Blast Exposure Induces Ocular Functional Changes with Increasing Blast Over-pressures in a Rat Model - Zhu Y, Howard JT, Edsall PR, Morris RB, Lund BJ, Cleland JM.
PURPOSE: Blast-related brain and ocular injuries can lead to acute and chronic visual dysfunction. The chronic visual consequences of blast exposure and its progression remain unclear. The goal of this study is to analyze ocular functional response to four... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Coerced resilience in fire management - Twidwell D, Wonkka CL, Wang HH, Grant WE, Allen CR, Fuhlendorf SD, Garmestani AS, Angeler DG, Taylor CA, Kreuter UP, Rogers WE.
Mechanisms underlying the loss of ecological resilience and a shift to an alternate regime with lower ecosystem service provisioning continues to be a leading debate in ecology, particularly in cases where evidence points to human actions and decision-maki... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Designing and analyzing the hazardous material transportation network of urban cities - Hu P, Shuai B, Wu Z, Li H.
We present a case study on the HMT network of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Epidemiology and forensic aspects of carbon monoxide intoxication in Portugal: a three years' analysis - Costa M, Silva BS, Real FC, Teixeira HM.
The presented manuscript describes the carbon monoxide (CO) related deaths in Portugal over a period of 3 years, based on autopsies carried out at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, from January 2012 to December 2014. Three hun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Novel method based on ion mobility spectrometry sum spectrum for the characterization of ignitable liquids in fire debris - Alia ño-González MJ, Ferreiro-González M, Barbero GF, Palma M.
The destructive nature of fire together with a variety of interfering products from pyrolysis or background compounds among others, still offer a challenge on the proper identification of ignitable liquid residues (ILRs) in fire investigations. Nowadays, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Seasonal impact in burn profiles in a dedicated burn unit - Mata Ribeiro L, Vieira LG, Sousa JM, Guerra AS.
INTRODUCTION: The number of burns in Portugal remains considerably large and therefore constitutes a major public health problem. There is a shortage of studies describing the epidemiological and clinical impact of seasonality on burn centre admissions, pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The effects of explosion sound on the brain based on electroencephalogram signals - Tokhmechi B, Fazel-Rezai R, Bamdad M.
In this paper, the brain reactions to explosion sound are investigated. Electroencephalogram (EEG) signals of 17 people were recorded. Subjects were selected from three groups: staff who did not face explosion before, blasting employees of surface, and und... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The impact of assault by vitriolage on quality of life: integrative review - Didcott S, Taylor J.
AIMS: To analyse quality of life post vitriolage and explore factors affecting an individual's everyday functioning after an acid attack. DESIGN: Integrative review. DATA SOURCES: Articles (N=570) retrieved from Medline, CINAHL Embase and Psychinfo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Thermal burn on denervated skin that developed after sun exposure on black clothing - Schneider A, Ferastraoaru DE, Rosenstreich DL.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Effects of urban violence on primary healthcare: the challenges of community health workers in performing house calls in dangerous areas - Bellas HC, Jatob á A, Bulhões B, Koster I, Arcuri R, Burns C, Grindrod K, de Carvalho PVR.
Community health workers in developing countries usually perform house calls in degraded and violent territories. Thus, in this paper we study the effects of urban violence in the performance of CHWs in poorly developed territories, in order to understand ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Woman, 30, who went through the menopause aged 20 launches a desperate appeal to have her dream baby
Jade Burns, 30, of Essex, was devastated with a premature ovarian failure diagnosis. Her and her husband, Jon Burns, are no longer eligible for IVF in their area. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The City I Love Is Making People Sick.’ London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Making Polluters Pay
Two years before he became mayor of London in 2016, Sadiq Khan ran the capital’s famous marathon. He’d been healthy his whole life, but while training for the race, he found he had trouble breathing. He went to the doctor, who diagnosed him with adult onset asthma. It was bad news in a city like London, he says, where air pollution has been known to trigger or worsen the disease, sending four people to hospital everyday. Though you might not think of toxic air while walking down London’s tree-lined streets on a clear spring day, the capital has breached the legal annual air pollution limit every year sinc...
Source: TIME: Science - April 8, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized Environment Source Type: news

Burn on the buttocks caused by gel wheelchair cushion left on driver's seat of hand control car - Kohyama K, Arisawa K, Arisawa Y, Morishima Y.
This report describes a 42-year-old man with paraple... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The burden of dental emergencies, oral-maxillofacial, and cranio-maxillofacial injuries in US military personnel - Lee L, Dickens N, Mitchener T, Qureshi I, Cardin S, Simecek J.
INTRODUCTION: High numbers of dental emergencies (DE) in military service members (approximately 15% per annum) prompted the inclusion of Dental Readiness as one of six conditions that determine service members' Individual Medical Readiness (IMR). Addition... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Niger: Violence, Humanitarian Needs and Fear Mount in Diffa
[MSF] At least 30 civilians killed in four days. Dozens more wounded. Some 380 houses burned to the ground or destroyed. Kidnappings, assassinations and cross-fire. The latest violence in Nguigmi and other locations in Diffa, between 23 and 26 March, have left a trail of destruction and psychological trauma. The worsening conflict around Lake Chad is taking an increasingly heavy toll on local communities, internally displaced and refugees in southeastern Niger. Thousands of people have been uprooted again recent (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes red spots on the roof of the mouth?
Many factors can cause red spots to appear on the roof of the mouth. These include oral infections, burns or other injuries, and ulcers. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, pictures, and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

A voltage-based analysis of fluid delivery and outcomes in burn patients with electrical injuries over a 6-year period - Boyd AN, Hartman BC, Sood R, Walroth TA.
INTRODUCTION: Electrical injuries are associated with significant morbidity for affected patients. While cardiac and surgical interventions have been extensively reported, no practice guidelines or studies have specifically addressed fluid delivery and ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Cortical thinning in military blast compared to non-blast persistent mild traumatic brain injuries - Eierud C, Nathan DE, Bonavia GH, Ollinger J, Riedy G.
In the military, explosive blasts are a significant cause of mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBIs). The symptoms associated with blast mTBIs causes significant economic burdens and a diminished quality of life for many service members. At present, the dist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Homelessness and inpatient burn outcomes in the United States - Kiwanuka H, Maan Z, Rochlin D, Curtin C, Karanas Y, Sheckter CC.
INTRODUCTION: Burn injuries are common in the homeless population. Little is known regarding whether homeless patients experience different outcomes when admitted for burns. We aim to 1) characterize the admitted homeless burn population, and 2) investigat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Influence of meteorological variables and  forest fires events on air quality in an urban area (Córdoba, Argentina) - Mateos AC, Amarillo AC, Tavera Busso I, Carreras HA.
Extreme environmental events, such as forest fires, are a major emission source of aerosols into the atmosphere. Thus, to investigate the contribution of local forest fires to urban particulate matter, we selected several forest fire indicators, such as nu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The Fix-it face-to-face intervention increases multihazard household preparedness cross-culturally - Joffe H, Potts HWW, Rossetto T, Do ğulu C, Gul E, Pérez-Fuentes G.
Vulnerability to natural disasters is increasing globally. In parallel, the responsibility for natural hazard preparedness has shifted to communities and individuals. It is therefore crucial that households increase their preparedness, yet adoption of hous... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The impact of blast implosions and bullet injury on maxillary air sinus - Al-Quisi AF, Al-Anee AM, Mohammed AS.
BACKGROUND: Successive waves and generations of terrorists attacked the Iraqis in the years following the fall of the regime in Iraq in 2003, after the US invasion of the country under the pretext of weapons of mass destruction. Hence, the Iraqi people enr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Thermonuclear ignition and the onset of propagating burn in inertial fusion implosions - Christopherson AR, Betti R, Lindl JD.
Separating ignition of the central hot spot from propagating burn in the surrounding dense fuel is crucial to conclusively assess the achievement of ignition in inertial confinement fusion (ICF). We show that the transition from hot spot ignition to the on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Health Tip: Sunburn First Aid
-- Spending too much time outdoors without protective sunscreen can take a toll on your skin. Unlike a thermal burn, sunburn may not be immediately noticeable. Symptoms usually start four hours after sun exposure and resolve within a week, says the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Burned Out Business Owners Learn to Relax, Delegate, Say No
While burnout is a common phenomenon in the workplace, it's particularly frustrating for entrepreneurs whose dream was to escape the daily grind of employment and find fulfillment in running their own companies. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 4, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A retrospective comparison of five-year health outcomes following upper limb amputation and serious upper limb injury in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts - Melcer T, Walker J, Franklin Sechriest V, Bhatnagar V, Richard E, Perez K, Galarneau M.
BACKGROUND: Limited population-based research has described long-term health outcomes following combat-related upper limb amputation. OBJECTIVE: To compare health outcomes following upper limb amputation with outcomes following serious upper limb i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Closure of a full-thickness scalp burn that occurred during hair coloring using a simple skin-stretching method: a case report and review of the literature - Oh SJ.
Full-thickness scalp burns secondary to hair coloring are rare; however, such defects can be large and complex reconstruction of hair-bearing tissue may be necessary. Many skin-stretching devices that use gradual traction have been applied to take advantag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Crew and passenger deaths from vessel accidents in United Kingdom passenger ships since 1900 - Carter T, Williams JG, Roberts SE.
BACKGROUND: There is very limited systematic analysis of the causes and consequences of maritime accidents across the whole passenger sector during the twentieth century either in United Kingdom (UK) or in other maritime nations, but some of the larger eve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Inadvertent macular burns and consecutive psychological depression secondary to Alexandrite laser epilation: a case report - Balyen L.
Unwanted hair is an important aesthetic problem in many cultures. Laser epilation devices have become commonly available at the present time. Nowadays, laser hair removal is widely practiced as a cosmetic procedure, however, some ocular complications may o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Studies of different types of insulating oils and their mixtures as an alternative to mineral oil for cooling power transformers - Rouabeh J, M'barki L, Hammami A, Jallouli I, Driss A.
Because of their availability and low cost, mineral oils have been widely used for a long time in power transformers to allow their insulation and cooling. However, their low fire safety and low biodegradability potential have made it necessary to look for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Worker Killed, Others Injured in Texas Chemical Plant Fire
HOUSTON (AP) — A tank holding a flammable chemical caught fire at a Texas plant Tuesday, killing one worker, critically injuring two others and sending panicked employees fleeing over a fence to safety. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed the fatality in a tweet and said the two injured had been taken by helicopter to a hospital. The two injured were in critical condition, said Rachel Moreno, spokeswoman for the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office. Authorities shut down a roadway near Tuesday's fire at a KMCO chemical plant in Crosby, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Houston, Gonzalez said. Fire cr...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - April 3, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Patient Care Operations Source Type: news

Worker Killed, Others Injured in Texas Chemical Plant Fire
HOUSTON (AP) — A tank holding a flammable chemical caught fire at a Texas plant Tuesday, killing one worker, critically injuring two others and sending panicked employees fleeing over a fence to safety. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed the fatality in a tweet and said the two injured had been taken by helicopter to a hospital. The two injured were in critical condition, said Rachel Moreno, spokeswoman for the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office. Authorities shut down a roadway near Tuesday's fire at a KMCO chemical plant in Crosby, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Houston, Gonzalez said. Fire cr...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 3, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Patient Care Operations Source Type: news

Worker Killed, Others Injured in Texas Chemical Plant Fire
HOUSTON (AP) — A tank holding a flammable chemical caught fire at a Texas plant Tuesday, killing one worker, critically injuring two others and sending panicked employees fleeing over a fence to safety. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed the fatality in a tweet and said the two injured had been taken by helicopter to a hospital. The two injured were in critical condition, said Rachel Moreno, spokeswoman for the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office. Authorities shut down a roadway near Tuesday's fire at a KMCO chemical plant in Crosby, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Houston, Gonzalez said. Fire cr...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 3, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Patient Care Operations Source Type: news

Do animals hold the key to the global organ shortage?
Gene-editing technology has accelerated progress on animal organ transplant to the point where scientists will soon begin the first human trialsScientist Wenning Qin holds up a Petri dish, carefully sloshes around the pink liquid inside, and slides it under a microscope. Some identical tiny slashes come into focus. These cells, she explains, are derived from the ear of a pig. And they may contain the future of animal to human organ transplantation.Researchers in South Korea are expected to transplant pig corneasinto humans within a year. A handful of groups across the US are also working toward pig organ clinical trials in...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Karen Weintraub in Cambridge, Massachusetts Tags: Medical research Gene editing Science Health Organ donation Society Source Type: news

Using animal organs in humans: 'It's just a question of when'
Gene-editing technology has accelerated progress on animal organ transplant to the point where scientists will soon begin the first human trialsScientist Wenning Qin holds up a Petri dish, carefully sloshes around the pink liquid inside, and slides it under a microscope. Some identical tiny slashes come into focus. These cells, she explains, are derived from the ear of a pig. And they may contain the future of animal to human organ transplantation.Researchers in South Korea are expected to transplant pig corneasinto humans within a year. A handful of groups across the US are also working toward pig organ clinical trials in...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Karen Weintraub in Cambridge, Massachusetts Tags: Medical research Gene editing Science Health Organ donation Society Source Type: news

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Source: Pediatric Health Associates - April 3, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Admission factors associated with the in-hospital mortality of burns patients in resource-constrained settings: a two-year retrospective investigation in a South African adult burns centre - Boissin C, Wallis LA, Kleintjes W, Laflamme L.
OBJECTIVE: Little is known concerning the factors associated with in-hospital mortality of trauma patients in resource-constrained settings, not least in burns centres. We investigated this question in the adult burns centre at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Distribution of bone injuries in cases of non-natural death: a retrospective, encompassing study from 2008 to 2017 - Teifel D, Rothschild M.
For this study all autopsy reports of non-natural deaths performed at the Institute of Legal Medicine at the University of Cologne from a 10-year period (2008-2017) were examined in regards to the manner of non-natural death and their frequency and distrib... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Burn recidivism: a 10-year retrospective study characterizing patients with repeated burn injuries at a large tertiary referral burn center in the United States - Laughon SL, Gaynes BN, Chrisco LP, Jones SW, Williams FN, Cairns BA, Gala GJ.
BACKGROUND: Psychiatric and substance use disorders are common among trauma and burn patients and are known risk factors for repeat episodes of trauma, known as trauma recidivism. The epidemiology of burn recidivism, specifically, has not been described. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Parascapular Free Flap for Burnt Hand Parascapular Free Flap for Burnt Hand
Find out how a thermal injury of the hand was managed with a parascapular fascial free flap and split-thickness skin graft.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Will "Medicare for All" divide Democrats in 2020?
Ed O'Keefe, Jamal Simmons, Caitlin Huey-Burns and Jamelle Bouie discuss the role of "Medicare for All" in 2020 Democratic platforms for president. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fort Worth MedStar Crew Risks Their Lives to Save Others at Major Crash
On the evening of March 27, 2019, MedStar crew members Miguel Brito and Ryan Bader were enroute to a posting location when they drove up on a motor vehicle crash that had just occurred at 35W northbound ramp to 20 eastbound ramp in Fort Worth. As they approached the scene they saw a small sedan fully engulfed in flames. They acted quickly and grabbed the fire extinguisher of the ambulance. They did their best to suppress the flames, enough so that they could began rapid extrication of the two unconscious adult patients in the vehicle and at this time noted fluids leaking from one of the vehicles. They moved quickly to get...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: MedStar Mobile Healthcare Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News News Videos Source Type: news

Fort Worth MedStar Crew Risks Their Lives to Save Others at Major Crash
On the evening of March 27, 2019, MedStar crew members Miguel Brito and Ryan Bader were enroute to a posting location when they drove up on a motor vehicle crash that had just occurred at 35W northbound ramp to 20 eastbound ramp in Fort Worth. As they approached the scene they saw a small sedan fully engulfed in flames. They acted quickly and grabbed the fire extinguisher of the ambulance. They did their best to suppress the flames, enough so that they could began rapid extrication of the two unconscious adult patients in the vehicle and at this time noted fluids leaking from one of the vehicles. They moved quickly to get...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: MedStar Mobile Healthcare Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News News Videos Source Type: news

Social complexity and risk for paediatric burn injury: a systematic review - A P, N C, Jp G, S L.
INTRODUCTION: Social complexity in health outcomes has been attributed to greater risk of injury, adverse health consequences and early death in a variety of populations. To determine what social complexity factors (SCFs) associated with burn injury in chi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Sun heated surfaces are an environmental hazard for young children - Choi YM, Chopra T, Smith D, Moulton S.
AIMS:: Children commonly sustain heat contact type burn injuries from sun heated surfaces during the summer months in hot, sunny climates. The aim of this study was to review the causes and outcomes in a series of heat contact type burns sustained by child... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A systematic review of the health impacts of occupational exposure to wildland fires - Groot E, Caturay A, Khan Y, Copes R.
The aim of the paper is to summarize the evidence of health impacts of occupational exposure to wildland fires. The authors searched 3 databases for relevant articles and screened the results. After full-text review, articles were included based on pre-det... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Industrial chemical accidents: a growing health hazard in the Islamic Republic of Iran - Fatemi F, Ardalan A, Mansouri N, Aguirre B, Mohammdfam I.
BACKGROUND: Occupational chemical accidents have increased in recent years in the Islamic Republic of Iran. In June and August 2015, three large explosions occurred at chemical warehouses in Rey, Tehran Province, and toxic vapours were released. AIMS: This... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Improving fire safety of epoxy resin with alkyl glycoside modified CuAl-layered double hydroxide - Kong Q, Zhang M, Zhao S, Yuan Z, Yu S, Zhang F, Zhu J, Zhang J.
To further improve carbonization efficiency of epoxy resin (EP) composites to form compact protective layers during combustion process, alkyl glycoside modified CuAl layered double hydroxide (CuAl-(APG)LDH) was designed and synthesized via one-step copreci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news