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On 11 May 1985 the main stand of Bradford City Football Club caught fire. Within four minutes the stand was alight from end to end. Fifty three people were burnt to death and about 250 injured; 83 required admission to hospital, and 55 of these were treated by primary excision of their burns and skin grafting. In such disasters the help of staff from other(More)
A study of the change of urinary protein excretion has been made in 26 patients followed from the time of admission to time of discharge from the Yorkshire Regional Burn Centre (7-200 days). Total protein, IgG and albumin (as indicators of glomerular function) and alpha 1-microglobulin, beta 2-microglobulin, retinol binding protein and(More)
The effect of burn patient serum on fibroblast and keratinocyte cell morphology in culture was investigated using the scanning electron microscope. Serum was taken from five patients with burn injuries ranging from 8 to 65 per cent TBSA (10-65 per cent full-thickness). One patient had superficial burns. Pooled serum from 23 volunteers was used as the(More)
A 10-year retrospective survey of a total of 234 adult admissions to the Yorkshire Regional Burns unit during a period from March 1983 to March 1993 was carried out. Among these, 20 patients had self-inflicted burns, three were males and 17 were females. Amongst the females 14 were of Asian origin and three were of Caucasian origin. All the six Caucasian(More)