AbstractBurn injuries can cause significant malnutrition, leading to cardiovascular impairments. The prognostic nutritional index (PNI) predicts postoperative complications. We evaluated the impact of preoperative PNI on major adverse cardiac events (MACE) after burn surgery. PNI was calculated using the equation, 10 × (serum albumin level) + 0.005 × (total lymphocyte... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-19
AbstractAcute pediatric burn injuries often result in chronic sequelae that affect physical, psychological and social outcomes. To date, no review has comprehensively reported on the impact of burn injuries across all three domains in school-aged children. The aim of this systematic review was to identify published literature that focuses on... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-19
AbstractObjectivesBurn related infections are challenging conditions to manage and can cause several complications entailing a complicated treatment. In this study infection in burn patients hospitalized in burn intensive care unit (ICU) of a tertiary care hospital is investigated.Material and MethodsThis retrospective study was conducted between 1 January 2018 and 31... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-18
AbstractThe Rockwood Clinical Frailty Scale is a validated rapid assessment of frailty phenotype and predictor of mortality in the geriatric population. Using data from a large tertiary care burn center, we assessed the association between admission frailty in an elderly burn population and inpatient outcomes. This was a retrospective analysis... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-18
AbstractFrostbite is a high morbidity injury caused by soft tissue freezing, which can lead to digit necrosis requiring amputation. Rapid rewarming is a first line treatment method that involves placing affected digits into a warm water bath. This study aims to assess the clinical practices for frostbite at facilities outside... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-16
AbstractBurn injury induces a systemic hyperinflammatory response with detrimental side effects. Studies have described the biochemical changes induced by severe burns, but the transcriptome response is not well characterized. The goal of this work is to characterize the blood transcriptome after burn injury. Burn patients presenting to a regional center... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-15
AbstractStudies on length of stay (LOS) per total body surface area (TBSA) burn in pediatric patients are often limited to single institutions and are grouped in ranges of TBSA burn which lacks specific detail to counsel patients and families. A LOS to TBSA burn ratio of 1 has been widely... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-12
AbstractBackgroundVirtual reality therapy has been shown to be an excellent alternative to non-pharmacological treatment for the control of burn pain.ObjectiveTo evaluate the effects of virtual reality therapy on pain control in people who have suffered burns published in the scientific literature.MethodSystematic review carried out as recommended by Cochrane®. The search... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-10
AbstractDepression and post-traumatic stress are common psychiatric comorbidities following burn injury. The purpose of this study was to develop an admission scoring system that assesses the risk of development of depression or post-traumatic symptoms in the burn population. This study is a retrospective review of the prospectively collected Burn Model... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-09
AbstractDressings used to manage donor site wounds have up to 40% of patients experiencing complications that may cause suboptimal scarring. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of a portable electrospun nanofibrous matrix that provides contactless management of donor site wounds compared with standard dressing techniques. This study included adult patients... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-09
AbstractThe World Health Organization estimates ~180,000 deaths occur annually from burn-related injuries. Many victims that survive the initial burn trauma succumb to bacterial infections that lead to sepsis during treatment. Although advancements in burn care continue to improve in high-income countries due to their burn centers and advanced research, low... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-05
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Published on: 2021-11-04
By American Burn Association
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Published on: 2021-11-03
By American Burn Association
AbstractAdvances in the care of burn injured pediatric patients has improved mortality over the last 20 years. However, massive burn injuries (50% total body surface area or greater) in pediatric patients, while overall rare, have a significant morbidity and mortality. The primary aim for this study is to analyze treatment... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-30
AbstractSkin graft surgery is a standard treatment that increases the survival rate of patients with burn injuries; however, it leaves many sequelae. Conventional external preparations for the treatment of burns also have various side effects. In this retrospective case study, we assessed the cases of four patients with topical third-degree... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-26
AbstractThis study conducted to analyze and compare the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of hydrogen fluoride exposed patients based on major burn criteria for the appropriate emergency department (ED) response to a mass casualty chemical spill. This retrospective cross-sectional study included the records of patients (n = 199) who visited the... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-26
AbstractCreating a positive patient safety culture is a key step in the improvement of patient safety in healthcare settings. PSC is a set of shared attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions about PS among healthcare providers. This study aimed to assess PSC in burn care units from the perspectives of healthcare providers.... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-26
AbstractBurns are a leading cause of trauma worldwide with about 450,000 burn injuries being treated at medical facilities in the United States each year. Finding relevant information on the long-term consequences of burn injuries is a significant challenge for many individuals with burn injuries and their caregivers. This qualitative study... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-26
AbstractBackgroundIt is difficult to treat large post burn sequelae (scars and defects) over face. Available methods include skin grafts, local flaps, tissue expansion, and free flaps. These surgical options should be chosen wisely, depending upon individual patient requirements and area involved. In patients with large post burn scars and defects... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-26
AbstractPseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia (PEH) is a reactive epithelial proliferation secondary to a wide range of stimuli, including traumatic injury, inflammation, infection, and tumors of the skins. PEH secondary to burn injury is rarely reported. We report 3 cases of PEH patients after burn injury. All three cases were confirmed with the... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-25