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Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) battery failure can result in explosions and burn injuries. Previous attempts to quantify these events has been limited to compilations of case studies, federal agency reports and media reports. Although e-cigarette explosions and burn injuries are thought to be rare, current surveillance methods likely underestimate actual occurrences.
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Name: Tobacco control
Several studies have shown the role of oxidative stress in pathophysiology of burn injuries. This study aimed to evaluate the changes of oxidant-antioxidant levels during the week following burn injur...
Several studies of nonfatal firefighter injuries have been conducted but are limited by the inclusion criteria used and coverage. The aim of this study was to enhance current knowledge by providing na...
Infrequent presentation of this patient group to emergency departments can cause stress and anxiety to front-line clinicians when they are faced with patients with a traumatic burn injury. Assessment ...
Despite their widespread use, electronic medical records have created frustrations for physicians, especially those working in busy hospital emergency departments. After a brief discussion of the caus...
Pain is a major cause of admissions to pediatric emergency departments, but is often inappropriately managed (1). The findings of the Pain Practice in Italian Pediatric Emergency Departments on the ap...
Justification Smoking is a major factor for mortality and cardiovascular morbidity. The electronic cigarette, sometimes presented as smoking cessation "classic" is expanding but its safety...
The purpose of this study is to determine differences in nicotine delivery, user behavior, subjective effects, and physiological effects, when cigarette smokers use an two new electronic c...
The purpose of the study is to investigate the psychological effects of burn injuries as experienced by patients.
The purpose of this study is to assess the typical behavior of children ages 15 months to five years around a microwave oven. The UCH Burn and Complex Wound Center has observed scald burn ...
The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of electronic cigarettes-nicotine and electronic cigarette-nicotine free on endothelial function as compared to traditional cigarettes. ...
Electronic devices that are designed to provide NICOTINE in the form of an inhaled aerosol. They typically are made in the shape of CIGARETTES in order to simulate the experience of CIGARETTE SMOKING.
Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Specialized hospital facilities which provide intensive care for burn patients.
Branch of EMERGENCY MEDICINE dealing with the emergency care of children.
Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.