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National Burn Repository 2005: A Ten-Year Review
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The results are detailed in this report, which provides a summary of more than a quarter million acute burn admissions from 1995 to 2005, representing 70 hospitals from 30 states plus the District of Columbia. Expand
A multicenter review of toxic epidermal necrolysis treated in U.S. burn centers at the end of the twentieth century.
TLDR
Age, body surface area involvement, APACHE II score, complications, and parenteral nutrition before transfer correlated with increased mortality and early transport to a burn unit is warranted to improve patient outcome. Expand
Randomized Clinical Study of Hydrofiber Dressing With Silver or Silver Sulfadiazine in the Management of Partial-Thickness Burns
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A protocol of care with AQUACEL® Ag provided clinical and economic benefits compared with silver sulfadiazine in patients with partial-thickness burns and was associated with less pain and anxiety during dressing changes, less burning and stinging during wear, and less nursing time. Expand
A multicenter review of toxic epidermal necrolysis treated in U.S. burn centers at the end of the twentieth century.
TLDR
Age, body surface area involvement, APACHE II score, complications, and parenteral nutrition before transfer correlated with increased mortality and early transport to a burn unit is warranted to improve patient outcome. Expand
Scald Burns in Young Children—A Review of Arizona Burn Center Pediatric Patients and a Proposal for Prevention in the Hispanic Community
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Results suggest that culturally sensitive, bilingual scald prevention education, targeting Hispanics, is needed to create awareness of the frequency, severity, and danger associated with pediatric scalds. Expand
Effect of blood transfusion on outcome after major burn injury: a multicenter study.
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The number of transfusions received was associated with mortality and infectious episodes in patients with major burns even after factoring for indices of burn severity. Expand
Positive Fungal Cultures in Burn Patients: A Multicenter Review
TLDR
The low mortality for untreated patients suggests that appropriate clinical judgment was used in most treatment decisions, and indications for treatment of fungal isolates in burn patients remain unclear, and should be developed. Expand
Measuring the Burden of Pediatric Burn Injury for Parents and Caregivers: Informed Burn Center Staff Can Help to Lighten the Load
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In this study, key parental problems occurred during the child’s initial hospitalization and following the child's discharge, and staff education regarding distressing problems faced by parents, as well as possible solutions, can be made available. Expand
Aquacel Ag in the management of partial-thickness burns: results of a clinical trial.
TLDR
Overall, Aquacel Ag combines several properties known to be beneficial for the management of partial-thickness burns and is a very good choice for superficial and mid-thicksness burn injuries. Expand
High-volume hemofiltration in adult burn patients with septic shock and acute kidney injury: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
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HVHF was effective in reversing shock and improving organ function in burn patients with septic shock and AKI, and appears safe. Expand
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