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The purpose of the study is to investigate the psychological effects of burn injuries as experienced by patients.
We are interested in determining how people adjust to burn injuries as a way of facilitating optimal recovery. This is done by conducting several questionnaires at the time of the discharge in the hospital, and later follow up with the patients up to two years.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
University of Washington; Harborview Medical Center
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
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Twenty-four individuals with burn injury will be included in this study. Participants with burn injury will evaluate with the following assessment tools: Demographic datas; age, gender, he...
Burn injury patients undergo a series of metabolic changes that, if untreated, could lead to reduced health outcomes. Nutrition is thought to play a vital role in post-burn recovery. The r...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether propranolol can decrease pain symptoms in a common subset of patients admitted to a burn center after thermal burn.
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Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and morbid complication in patients with severe burn. The reported incidence of AKI and mortality in this population vary widely due to inconsistent and changing ...
Specialized hospital facilities which provide intensive care for burn patients.
Antibacterial used topically in burn therapy.
A sulfonamide that inhibits the enzyme carbonic anhydrase and is used as topical anti-infective, especially in burn therapy.
Personal devices for protection of heads from impact, penetration from falling and flying objects, and from limited electric shock and burn.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria commonly isolated from clinical specimens (wound, burn, and urinary tract infections). It is also found widely distributed in soil and water. P. aeruginosa is a major agent of nosocomial infection.