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Burns represent the fifth most common cause of non-fatal childhood injuries in the world. The Nile tilapia skin (Oreochromis niloticus) is widely available in Brazil and demonstrated, in previous studies, non-infectious microbiota, morphological structure similar to that of human skin, and good outcomes when used as a xenograft for treatment of experimental burns in rats.
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Name: Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association
Postburn contracture is an undesirable sequel of burn injury which affects patients in many ways. A secondary deformity of the growing skeleton in case of pediatric burn patients is a challenging prob...
Burns are a significant cause of trauma, and over the years, the focus of patient care has shifted from just survival to facilitation of improved functional outcomes. Typically, burn treatment, especi...
It is well known that up to 2% of chronic burn scar lesions can transform into malignant tumours, however, melanoma formation at these sites is extremely rare. This case report describes a burns case,...
Full-thickness scalp burns secondary to hair coloring are rare; however, such defects can be large and complex reconstruction of hair-bearing tissue may be necessary. Many skin-stretching devices that...
Burn scars have the potential to malignant transformation, creating an identity named Marjolin's ulcer. This term refers to any scar in a traumatized skin that degenerates into a skin cancer. The majo...
Randomised Clinical Study to evaluate the efficacy of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) skin as an occlusive biological dressing, in the treatment of humans burn wounds.
This is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) aimed at determining if use of Cytal® Burn Matrix in the management of partial-thickness burns to the hand shows improved wound healing times w...
The need to cover a burn with a skin graft is determined primarily by its depth. In fact only burns of the second deep degree or the third degree are likely to be grafted. However, if the ...
Burn patients which skin has been lost a rapid growth of the skin is a foremost in their treatment. Due to the injury, burn patients undergo a systemic inflammation that helps the skin hea...
A new era of outcomes for pediatric burn patients has begun as burn care continues to improve. Unfortunately, complete restoration of burn-injured skin may be limited by the development of...
Specialized hospital facilities which provide intensive care for burn patients.
Severe irritant and vesicant of skin, eyes, and lungs. It may cause blindness and lethal lung edema and was formerly used as a war gas. The substance has been proposed as a cytostatic and for treatment of psoriasis. It has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985) (Merck, 11th ed).
A by-product of the destructive distillation of coal used as a topical antieczematic. It is an antipruritic and keratoplastic agent used also in the treatment of psoriasis and other skin conditions. Occupational exposure to soots, tars, and certain mineral oils is known to be carcinogenic according to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985) (Merck Index, 11th ed).
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...