AbstractSevere IV-degree thermal crush injury of limbs involved the subcutaneous fascia, muscle and bone, which may lead to amputation and has a great impact on the patient's quality of life. We can repair wounds with pedicle flaps or even free flaps, However, there are still huge challenges in bone defect... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-22
AbstractFungal infections are a recognized cause of increased morbidity and mortality in thermal burn patients. Adequate treatment regimens remain a challenge due to unpredictable pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic changes caused by a hypermetabolic state and individual patient factors. A retrospective evaluation of adult thermal burn patients from April 2014 to April 2020 was... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-21
AbstractHigh quality mobile health applications (mhealth apps) have the potential to enhance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of burns. The primary aim of this study was to evaluate whether the quality of mhealth apps for burns care is being adequately assessed. The secondary aim was to determine whether these apps... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-21
AbstractBurns often cause loss of skin barrier protection, fluid exudation, and local tissue edema, which hinder functional recovery. Effectively improving the quality of deep burn wound healing, shortening the wound healing time, and reducing tissue fluid leakage are urgent problems in the medical field. Human mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-19
AbstractLife-threatening, and treatment-altering errors occur in estimates of the percentage of Total Body Surface Area burned (%TBSA-burned) with unacceptable frequency. In response, numerous attempts have been made to improve the charts commonly used for %TBSA-burned estimation.Recent research shows that the largest errors in %TBSA-burned estimates probably come from sources other... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-19
AbstractThe objective of this multi-center observational study was to evaluate resuscitation volumes and outcomes of patients who underwent fluid resuscitation utilizing the Burn Navigator (BN), a resuscitation clinical decision support tool. Two analyses were performed: examination of the first 24 hours of resuscitation, and the first 24 hours post-burn regardless... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-15
AbstractThe hypermetabolic response from burn injury is the highest of the critically ill patient population. When coupled with the hypermetabolic response, preexisting malnutrition may increase the hospital resources used. The goal of this study was to evaluate the rate of malnutrition in burn patients and the associated hospital resource utilization.We... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-15
AbstractBackground and ObjectivesBurn injuries are a significant cause of morbidity among children. Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children are at higher risk for burn injuries. The goal of this study was to examine the clinical characteristics of moderate to severe burns in this population in comparison to the general population in Israel.MethodsThis retrospective... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-15
AbstractBackgroundLarge-volume fluid resuscitation remains irreplaceable in the early-stage management of severe burns. We aimed to explore the relationship between fluid volume and other indicators.MethodData of severe burn patients with successful resuscitation in the early stage was collected. Correlation and linear regression analyses were performed. Multiple linear regression models, related goodness-of-fit... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-15
AbstractIntroductionOutpatient burn surgery is increasingly utilized in acute burn care. Reports of its safety and efficacy are limited. This study aims to evaluate the safety and cost reduction associated with outpatient burn surgery and to describe our centre’s experience.MethodsThis was a single centre, retrospective cohort study of consecutive patients who... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-14
AbstractBurn wound colonization can progress to invasive infection. During 14 years of this study, the burn center was relocated to a center with improved infrastructure. This study investigates the association that infrastructure, geography and time may have on colonization. Data were collected Oct-2004 to Aug-2018, relocation took place June-2010, defining... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-14
AbstractIntroductionPediatric hand friction injuries caused by running treadmills are ever more prevalent due to the increasing presence of home exercise equipment. These and other related injuries have received recent attention in the media, leading to mass product recalls in some cases. These friction injuries are similar to deep thermal burns... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-13
AbstractIntroductionBurn-related injuries are a leading cause of morbidity across the globe. Accurate assessment and treatment have been demonstrated to reduce the morbidity and mortality. This essay explores the forms of artificial intelligence to be implemented the field of burns management to optimise the care we deliver in the National Health... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-13
AbstractObjectiveThe Burn Specific Health Scale-Brief (BSHS-B) is a commonly used burn specific health outcome measure that includes 40 items across nine subscales. The objective of this study was to use both classical and modern psychometric methods to evaluate psychometric properties of the BSHS-B.MethodsData were collected post burn injury by a... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-13
AbstractThis study investigates patients’ access to surgical care for burns in a low-and-middle-income setting by studying timeliness, surgical capacity, and affordability. A survey was conducted in a regional referral hospital in Manyara, Tanzania. In total, 67 patients were included. To obtain information on burn victims in need of surgical care,... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-13
AbstractPaediatric burns are life-threatening injuries due to the acute injury and secondary complications. In acute phase burns, hypovolaemia and vasoconstriction cause renal impairment. Sepsis and multi-organ failure compound the problem resulting in morbidity and mortality. This paper outlines 5 years’ experience using haemofiltration in major paediatric burns, and a review... Read more
Published on: 2021-10-12
AbstractElectrical injuries are an uncommon but very destructive type of burn, with serious complications and disabilities for the victims. This study was conducted due to the importance of understanding the epidemiology of electrical accidents in planning to prevent their occurrence. This is a retrospective cross-sectional study that was performed on... Read more
Published on: 2021-09-25
AbstractWound infections and sepsis are significant causes of morbidity after burn injury and can be alleviated by early excision and grafting. In situations that preclude early surgery, topical agents allow for a safer delay. Cerium nitrate compounded with silver sulfadiazine (Ce-SSD) is a burn cream that provides broad antibacterial activity,... Read more
Published on: 2021-09-20
AbstractThermo-mechanical-combination-injuries (TMCI) are feared for their demanding preclinical and clinical management and bear the risk of high mortality compared to the single injury of a severe burn or multiple traumata. There remains a significant lack of standardized algorithms for diagnostics, and therapy of this rare entity. The aim of the... Read more
Published on: 2021-09-19