The role of parental acute psychological distress in paediatric burn re-epithelialization - Brown EA, De Young A, Kimble R, Kenardy J.
OBJECTIVES: Following a paediatric burn, parents commonly experience high levels of acute psychological distress, which has been shown to increase child psychological distress as well as child procedural distress. The influence of psychological stress and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Emergency response to radiological and nuclear accidents and incidents - Gale RP, Armitage JO, Hashmi SK.
Bone marrow damage is an important consequence of exposure to acute high-dose whole-body radiation. As such, haematologists can play an important role in managing this complication. However, these accident and incident scenarios are complex and often invol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Employment, health outcomes, and life satisfaction after spinal cord injury: comparison of veterans and nonveterans - Gary KW, Cao Y, Burns SP, McDonald SD, Krause JS.
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE: To explore differences between veterans and nonveterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) for employment, health, and satisfaction with life outcomes after controlling for demographic and injury char... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Glaukos Continues its Evolution with Avedro Acquisition
Glaukos has been open about a plan to go beyond being a “just” a medical device company. During a presentation to investors at the 37th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, San Clemente, CA-based Glaukos’ CEO Thomas Burns said the company was transforming into a “hybrid surgical/pharmaceutical/medical device” firm. Glaukos is the frontrunner in Micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and was the first to have an approved device in the space. MD+DI named Glaukos’ plan to become a hybrid company as one ...
Source: MDDI - August 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Implants Business Source Type: news

The Brisbane Burn Scar Impact Profile (child and young person version) for measuring health-related quality of life in children with burn scars: a longitudinal cohort study of reliability, validity and responsiveness - Simons M, Kimble R, McPhail S, Tyack Z.
BACKGROUND: Clinical practice benefits from the measurement of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) to reflect the impact of the disease and treatments from the patient's lived experience. The Brisbane Burn Scar Impact Profile (child and young person ver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Using standardized checklists increase the completion rate of critical actions in an evacuation from the operating room: a randomized controlled simulation study - Acar YA, Mehta N, Rich MA, Yilmaz BK, Careskey M, Generoso J, Fidler R, Hirsch J.
INTRODUCTION: Hospital evacuations of patients with special needs are extremely challenging, and it is difficult to train hospital workers for this rare event. Hypothesis/Problem:Researchers developed an in-situ simulation study investigating the effect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Measuring 8 to 12   year old children's self-report of power imbalance in relation to bullying: development of the Scale of Perceived Power Imbalance - Nelson HJ, Kendall GE, Burns SK, Schonert-Reichl KA, Kane RT.
BACKGROUND: While power imbalance is now recognized as a key component of bullying, reliable and valid measurement instruments have yet to be developed. This research aimed to develop a self-report instrument that measures power imbalance as perceived by t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The Formosa Fun Coast water park dust explosion accident: three-year cohort study to track changes and analyze the influencing factors of burn survivors' quality of life - Hsu KC, Chen YC, Chen LF, Lu HF.
Nearly 500 people were injured in the dust explosion at the Formosa Fun Coast water park in 2015, making it the accident with the largest number of burn victims in Taiwan. Severe burn injuries are often accompanied by long-term impacts on physical, psychol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The influence of planting size and configuration on landscape fire risk - Jenkins M, Price O, Collins L, Penman T, Bradstock R.
Revegetating cleared land with native trees and shrubs is increasingly used as a means of addressing loss of biodiversity, degraded soil and water resources and sequestration of carbon. However, revegetation also brings a potential to alter fire risk due t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Teenager who used hair dye to turn her roots blonde 'is left with bald patches and chemical burns'
Summer Jackson, from Michigan, washed the dye off when her scalp felt 'on fire'. Clumps of her hair fell out after she washed it so she went to hospital, where she was given a cream to heal the wounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warnings after woman is burned by 'vagina steaming'
Gynaecologists are sharing the story as a cautionary tale about the alternative therapy trend. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment of second to third-degree burns in a 2-day-old infant: a case report - Ziegler T, Cakl T, Schauer J, P ögl D, Kempny T.
This report examines a case of accidental second to third-degree... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Anxiety and depression after burn, not as bad as we think--A nationwide study - Nilsson A, Orwelius L, Sveen J, Willebrand M, Ekselius L, Gerdin B, Sj öberg F.
OBJECTIVE: A history of psychiatric disorders is more common among patients who have had burns than in the general population. To try and find out the scale of the problem we have assessed self-reported symptoms of anxiety and depression after a burn. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Predictors of mortality in cases of thermal burns admitted to Burn Unit, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo - Shalaby SA, Fouad Y, Azab SMS, Nabil DM, Abd El-Aziz YA.
In cases of death due to burn injury, it may be of great medico-legal importance to determine if the death is caused by fatal burn injury or due to other factors related to treatment. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate early predictors of mortality... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Spinal cord injury due to fall from electricity poles after electrocution - Zeb A, Arsh A, Bahadur S, Ilyas SM.
The objective of this study was to report epidemiology, complications and rehabilitation outcomes of patients who sustained spinal cord injury (SCI) due to fall from electricity poles after electrocution. METHODS: A prospective observati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Temperature dissociation of liquids in reusable thermoplastic containers--an eco-friendly scald risk? - Naik A, Lewis CJ, Allison KP.
This study aimed t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Report: Mass Casualty Trauma Triage Paradigms and Pitfalls
The new Mass Casualty Trauma Triage Paradigms and Pitfalls paper from the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) provides a framework for prehospital EMS providers and hospital planners to consider when planning for mass casualty incidents (MCI). Mass Casualty Trauma Triage Paradigms and Pitfalls (PDF 1.2 MB) The paper defines key differences between typical MCIs and mass violence events, where the scene is unsafe and the situation fluid; the number of patients exceeds expected resources; and standard triage and treatment methods may fail. It suggests the traditional triage approach used ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 7, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents Training News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Why you REALLY should avoid 'vaginal steaming': Woman, 62, is left with agonising burns
Doctors in Canada who treated the woman said the practice of vaginal steaming has become more following the endorsement by Gwyneth Paltrow on her popular website goop.com in 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four Dead in San Antonio House Fire, Murder-Suicide
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Emergency personnel responding to a San Antonio house fire found four people dead in an apparent murder-suicide, police said Tuesday. Police spokeswoman Romana Lopez said officers received a report of a family disturbance Monday at a home in southwest San Antonio just south of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Responding officers found the house in flames and two bodies in the front yard with gunshot wounds. Firefighters were unable to immediately knock down the flames because the suspect was still considered a threat. The bodies of the suspect and his grandmother were later found inside, authoritie...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 7, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News AP News Tag Source Type: news

Tuesday Tips: Easy ideas for avoiding working mom burnout
Working moms (and dads) juggle a lot, and feeling burned out is all too common. Pick up some strategies from Mayo experts that can help you work through the difficult moments and enjoy the ride of parenting. Watch: Easy ideas for avoiding working mom burnout. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpkI9_iz_lc&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (:52) is in the downloads at [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 6, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Scorching Pavement Sends Some to the ER With Burns
Title: Scorching Pavement Sends Some to the ER With BurnsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Pediatric burns among refugee communities in Lebanon: evidence to inform policies and programs - Al-Hajj S, Pike I, Oneissi A, Zheng A, Abu-Sittah G.
Burn-related injury is a global public health problem with significant rates of morbidity and mortality. The adverse effect of burn leads to substantial functional, psychological, and economic repercussions. Low- and middle-income countries, including Leba... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return
Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice loss as usually frigid regions have experienced heatwaves and record temperatures. As the Arctic faces extreme weather events caused by climate change, the events could have ripple effects that accelerate temperature increases across the world, according to scientists and experts. “The basic chemistry and the basic physics of how the atmosphere absorbs heat — there&...
Source: TIME: Science - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized onetime weather World Source Type: news

Scorching Pavement Sends Some to the ER With Burns
FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 -- Make sure rubber, not your skin, meets the road: When skin touches sunbaked pavement, serious burns can quickly set in. In sizzling regions like the Southwestern United States, all it takes for a severe burn is 2 seconds of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health effects of climate change-induced wildfires and heatwaves - Rossiello MR, Szema A.
Global warming is a phenomenon that is affecting society in sundry ways.  As of 2017, Earth's global surface temperature increased 0.9°C compared to the average temperature in the mid-1900s. Beyond this change in temperature lies significant threats to hu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Medical Device Manufacturing Trends: Finding Simplicity Amid Complexity
Manufacturing trends for medical applications using pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) can be as diverse as the products the PSAs hold together, whether wearables, wound care solutions, diagnostic instruments, or ostomy devices. Yet there is some common ground. One of the overarching trends can be summed up as follows: The simpler the supply chain, the better. Device manufacturers and their supply chain partners are always looking for ways to leverage manufacturing strategies that are stable, scalable and efficient. Yet at the same time, device performance requirements can be quite complex. It may seem paradoxical, but so...
Source: MDDI - August 1, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Deepak Prakash Tags: Contract Manufacturing Source Type: news

Ocular chemical burns in the dermatology office: a practical approach to managing safety precautions - Moon DJ, Langley S.
Chemical burns to the eyes are one of the few ocular emergencies that dermatologists may encounter in their everyday clinic. As such, dermatologists should be confident in their ability to urgently manage ocular chemical injuries should accidental exposure... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The role of personality in posttraumatic stress disorder, trait resilience, and quality of life in people exposed to the Kiss nightclub fire - Crestani Calegaro V, Canova Mosele PH, Lorenzi Negretto B, Zatti C, Miralha da Cunha AB, Machado Freitas LH.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship among personality (according to Cloninger's psychobiological model), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, trait resilience and quality of life (QoL) in people who were exposed to the Kiss nightclub fire. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Seven Hurt in Navy Jet Crash in Death Valley
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews are searching for the pilot of a U.S. Navy fighter jet that crashed in Death Valley National Park, injuring seven people who were at a scenic overlook where aviation enthusiasts routinely watch military aircraft speeding low through a chasm dubbed Star Wars Canyon, officials said. The crash sent dark smoke billowing in the air, said Aaron Cassell, who was working at his family's Panamint Springs Resort about 10 miles (16 kilometers) away and was the first to report the crash to park dispatch. "I just saw a black mushroom cloud go up," Cassell told The Associated Press. "Typical...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News AP News Tag Operations Source Type: news

Seven Hurt in Navy Jet Crash in Death Valley
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews are searching for the pilot of a U.S. Navy fighter jet that crashed in Death Valley National Park, injuring seven people who were at a scenic overlook where aviation enthusiasts routinely watch military aircraft speeding low through a chasm dubbed Star Wars Canyon, officials said. The crash sent dark smoke billowing in the air, said Aaron Cassell, who was working at his family's Panamint Springs Resort about 10 miles (16 kilometers) away and was the first to report the crash to park dispatch. "I just saw a black mushroom cloud go up," Cassell told The Associated Press. "Typical...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News AP News Tag Operations Source Type: news

Over 30 Hurt in Explosion and Fire at Texas Refinery
HOUSTON (AP) — An explosion and fire at an Exxon Mobil oil refinery in Texas on Wednesday left 37 people with minor injuries, in the latest of a series of petrochemical industry blazes this year in the Houston area. The fire began after an explosion at approximately 11:07 a.m. at an Exxon Mobil plant in Baytown, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Houston. The facility processes light hydrocarbons including propane and propylene, materials used to make plastic and industrial products. Jason Duncan, the plant manager, said many of those hurt suffered minor burns and all were being treated at a local clinic. Earlier...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News AP News Tag Source Type: news

Hot Pavement Can Burn Feet in Seconds
WEDNESDAY, July 31, 2019 -- Hot pavement poses a burn risk, particularly when outside temperatures reach greater than 95 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a study published in the July/August issue of the Journal of Burn Care& Research. Jorge... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Analysis and description of suicidal burns admitted to Al-Fayhaa General Hospital in Basra, Iraq - Al-Shamsi M, Othman N.
This study aimed to describe the problem of self-burning in Basra province and investigate the associated factors. A prospective study was unde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Epidemiology of burn-related fatalities in Australia and New Zealand, 2009-2015 - McInnes JA, Cleland HJ, Cameron PA, Darton A, Tracy LM, Wood FM, Singer Y, Gabbe BJ.
BACKGROUND: Knowledge of the epidemiology of burn-related fatalities is limited, with most previous studies based on hospital and burn centre data only. AIMS: To describe the epidemiological characteristics of all burn-related fatalities in Australia and N... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The route choice of hazardous material transportation with value-at-risk model using chance measure in uncertain environments - Wang Z, Zhao L, Cao N, Yu M, Chen M.
This article combines a value-at-risk model with fuzzy theory and proposes a model using chance measure based on the value-at-risk model named chance-value-at-risk (ChVaR). The proposed model considers two measures, probability measure and credibility meas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Could Your Cellphone Charger Electrocute You?
The report describes instances of people who were accidentally electrocuted and burned by phone charging cords. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alternative treatment options for wound recovery
  Traditional wound healing consists of using gauze, lint, plasters and wadding to prevent bleeding, absorb fluids and protect the affected area from exposure to harmful elements. This treatment option has been trusted for centuries and continues to take precedence as an immediate and effective option in the event of an accident. But wound healing is complex, and it happens in phases: the inflammatory phase, proliferative phase and maturation phase, according to the School of Medical Sciences at Universiti Sains Malaysia. With the intricacies of the process, alternative routes to treatment may be considerable. Below, ...
Source: Advanced Tissue - July 29, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care wound care treatment healing wounds Source Type: news

Pavements can be 68°F hotter than the air and burn people's skin in summer, scientists warn
GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING. Doctors in Las Vegas, Nevada, recorded 173 people badly burning themselves on pavements between 2013 and 2017 in the city. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Peak of the Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Is Coming. Here ’s How to Watch It
July has already been full of space-related celebrations and history, but there’s one more big event in store: the Delta Aquarid meteor shower will peak at the end of July, and NASA meteor expert Dr. Bill Cooke has some advice for all the stargazers out there: “bring bug spray and get comfy.” The Delta Aquarid meteor shower technically lasts over a month, but the show will be most visible between July 29 and July 31. Even so, you’ve got to be patient. As Cooke explains, the Delta Aquarid isn’t one of the brightest showers, so it can sometimes be hard to see the meteors. But this year, we&rsqu...
Source: TIME: Science - July 27, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Currie Engel Tags: Uncategorized onetime Space Source Type: news

North Carolina Bomb Squad Agents Injured in Explosion
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina bomb squad agents were injured Friday, one of them critically, when bomb-making materials blew up while they were searching the home of a man stopped with homemade explosives in his car, authorities said. Two State Bureau of Investigation agents were assisting the Sampson County Sheriff's Office in a rural area southeast of Raleigh when the materials exploded early Friday, according to an SBI news release. Both were taken to a burn center in Chapel Hill, including one airlifted in critical condition. The other was in stable condition Friday. "There was a heck of an explosi...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - July 26, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma News Patient Care AP News Tag Source Type: news

North Carolina Bomb Squad Agents Injured in Explosion
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina bomb squad agents were injured Friday, one of them critically, when bomb-making materials blew up while they were searching the home of a man stopped with homemade explosives in his car, authorities said. Two State Bureau of Investigation agents were assisting the Sampson County Sheriff's Office in a rural area southeast of Raleigh when the materials exploded early Friday, according to an SBI news release. Both were taken to a burn center in Chapel Hill, including one airlifted in critical condition. The other was in stable condition Friday. "There was a heck of an explosi...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 26, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma News Patient Care AP News Tag Source Type: news

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season
Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can beseen from space.The Arctic region has recorded itshottest June ever. Since the start of that month, more than 100 wildfires have burned in the Arctic circle. In Russia,11 of 49 regions are experiencing wildfires.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Edward Helmore Tags: Arctic Wildfires Greenland Alaska Meteorology Natural disasters and extreme weather World news Science Source Type: news

Lightsail 2 ’s Successful Deployment Makes it the First Steerable Spacecraft Powered by the Sun
This is a version of the TIME Space newsletter that went out July 26, 2019.   Dear readers, Jeff Kluger is out this week. I’m Alejandro de la Garza, a researcher and reporter at TIME, and a writer on all things technology. Humanity might have gotten a tiny bit closer to interstellar travel this week, with a very, very small satellite. That satellite, dubbed LightSail 2 by its creators at the nonprofit Planetary Society, started off as a box about the size of a loaf of bread. And on July 23, the little-cube-that-could deployed a 344 sq. ft. sheet of thin, reflective mylar, becoming the first steerable solar sail ...
Source: TIME: Science - July 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza and Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized newsletter Space Source Type: news

Burned-out doctors may be more prone to racial bias
Concern is growing that burnout can be costly and dangerous for patients and physicians. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: William Wan Source Type: news

Woman, 19, suffers a second-degree burn after her generic iPhone charger sparked with her necklace
The unnamed woman, 19, of Michigan, was lying on her bed with the end of her charger beneath her pillow. The charger, which was not an Apple make, was plugged in but not attached to her phone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reasons and experiences of self-inflicted burns among women in reproductive age in Baghdad, Iraq: a qualitative study - Gatea A, Nedjat S, Yekaninejad MS.
BACKGROUND: Self-inflicted burn (SIB) is an important social and medical problem in the world. However, the evidence is limited to the reasons and experiences of women who committed SIB. OBJECTIVE: To explore in-depth reasons and experiences of sel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hazardous chemical emergencies and poisonings. Reply - Henretig FM, Kirk MA, McKay CA.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

McGregor inguinal flap for coverage of large soft tissue losses due to high-voltage electrical burns in the upper limb: a retrospective study - Rubio-Gallegos F, N úñez-González S, Gault C, Simancas-Racines D, Basantes-García E.
High-voltage electrical burns are potentially devastating and they are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Due to vascular damage and progressive tissue necrosis produced by electrical burns, there is a large controversy regarding the idea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Medium-term effects of a train derailment on the physical and psychological health of men - Maltais D, Lavoie-Trudeau É, Labra O, Généreux M, Roy M, Lansard AL, Fortin G.
In July 2013, the derailment of a train caused the death of 47 people and the destruction of Lac-M égantic's downtown area (Canada). Three years after this event, a population survey was conducted among a representative sample of 800 adults, including 282 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Ocular injuries from fireworks in the past 11 years : evaluation of the University Hospital and Polyclinic for Ophthalmology Halle - Huth A, L öffler L, Viestenz A.
PURPOSE: Every year around New Year's Eve severe eye injuries are caused by fireworks. There is a  large variety ranging from slight superficial injuries to very severe trauma necessitating extensive and sometimes repeated surgical treatment. As a consequ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news