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ii Women prisoners: a survey of their work and training experiences in custody and on release The Home Office Research Studies are reports on research undertaken by or on behalf of the Home Office. They cover the range of subjects for which the Home Secretary has responsibility. Titles in the series are listed at the back of this report (copies are(More)
BACKGROUND Scald is the most common cause of burn in children in Australia. The time taken by the burn wound to heal impacts on scar outcome. Commonly scald injuries are treated conservatively; in our unit the practice is that if healing does not occur within 10 days, surgery is used to aid healing with the aim of improving scar outcome. This randomised(More)
OBJECTIVES Cultured epithelial autograft (CEA) has been used for skin coverage after burn wound excision since 1981. It is used in burn units and centres throughout the U.K.; however, there appears to be no agreed standards of practice. We aimed to investigate the experience and current practice with its usage in the management of acute burn injury. (More)
OBJECTIVE The back is a challenging anatomical area to resurface in acute burns due to its large surface area, its dependent position with the patient lying down and the shearing forces applied to any method of resurfacing employed. This case study presents the use of Vivostat® (Vivostat A/S, Lillerød, Denmark) in resurfacing the back in conjunction with(More)