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Objective estimates of the probability of death from burn injuries.
BACKGROUND Over the past 20 years, there has been remarkable improvement in the chances of survival of patients treated in burn centers. A simple, accurate system for objectively estimating theExpand
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Long-term outcome of children surviving massive burns.
CONTEXT Major advances in treatment of burn injuries in the last 20 years have made it possible to save the lives of children with massive burns, but whether their survival comes at the cost ofExpand
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The acutely burned hand: management and outcome based on a ten-year experience with 1047 acute hand burns.
Optimal hand function has a very positive impact on the quality of survival after burn injury. Over a 10-year period, 659 patients with 1047 acutely burned hands were managed at the Sumner RedstoneExpand
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Death in the burn unit: sterile multiple organ failure.
It has been our impression over the years that the most common cause of death in our burn patients is multiple organ failure, despite the clinical absence of uncontrolled infection at the time ofExpand
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Acute hand burns in children: management and long-term outcome based on a 10-year experience with 698 injured hands.
OBJECTIVE To document long-term results associated with an coordinated plan of care for acutely burned hands in children. SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND DATA Optimal hand function is a crucial component ofExpand
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Employment Outcomes After Burn Injury: A Comparison of Those Burned at Work and Those Burned Outside of Work
This study compares employment rates and barriers to return to work in subjects burned at work with those burned outside of work. Further, this study examines the influence of electrical etiology onExpand
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Multicenter postapproval clinical trial of Integra dermal regeneration template for burn treatment.
The safety and effectiveness of Integra Dermal Regeneration Template was evaluated in a postapproval study involving 216 burn injury patients who were treated at 13 burn care facilities in the UnitedExpand
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A 10-year experience with toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis is a devastating medication-induced desquamation disorder with a reported mortality rate of 30% to 60% in adults. Data from previously reported series suggest that age,Expand
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Long-term consequences of toxic epidermal necrolysis in children.
OBJECTIVE Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is an acute inflammatory systemic condition that involves injury not just to the skin. Historically, it has been associated with a high mortality but fewExpand
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