Assessment of cooling on an acute scald burn injury in a porcine model.

  title={Assessment of cooling on an acute scald burn injury in a porcine model.},
  author={Jennifer Yuan and Camille Wu and Andrew J A Holland and John R. Harvey and Hugh C O Martin and Erik R La Hei and Susan Arbuckle and T Chris Godfrey},
  journal={Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association},
  volume={28 3},
The current Australian and New Zealand Burn Association (ANZBA) recommended Burns First Aid Treatment is place the burn under cool running water for 20 minutes. Wet towels and water spray also have been used frequently. No scientific data exist to compare the effectiveness of these methods of cooling. This study sought to determine experimental evidence for current Burns First Aid Treatment recommendations and the optimal mode of cooling. Four partial-thickness scald burn injuries were induced… CONTINUE READING

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