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  1. Content type: Research article

    Changes in platelet concentration are common in severe burn patients. Platelets play a key role in the course of disease. This study aims to explore the significance of platelet concentration during the course...

    Authors: Beiming Shou, Junqiang Li, Chenqi Tang, Qian Tan, Dongfeng Zheng, Binwei Sun, Lanjun Nie, Hongwei Zhang, Yanan Jiang, Chunming Wang and Yanwen Wu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:36

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Data on epidemiology, costs, and outcomes of burn-related injuries presenting at emergency departments (EDs) are scarce. To obtain such information, a questionnaire study with an adequate response rate is impe...

    Authors: H. Goei, B. F. M. Wijnen, S. Mans, M. A. C. de Jongh, C. H. van der Vlies, S. Polinder, N. E. E. van Loey and M. E. van Baar

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:35

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    Dysnatremias are associated with increased mortality in critically ill patients. Hypernatremia in burn patients is also associated with poor survival. Based on these findings, we hypothesized that high plasma ...

    Authors: Soman Sen, Nam Tran, Brian Chan, Tina L. Palmieri, David G. Greenhalgh and Kiho Cho

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:34

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  4. Content type: Review

    Smoke inhalation injury can cause severe physiologic perturbations. In pediatric patients, these perturbations cause profound changes in cardiac and pulmonary physiology. In this review, we examine the patholo...

    Authors: Soman Sen

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:31

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  5. Content type: Review

    While topical antimicrobial agents are indicated for most if not all burn wounds, the choice of a topical agent must consider many factors such as the wound depth, anticipated time to healing, need for surgica...

    Authors: Robert Cartotto

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:33

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  6. Content type: Review

    Burn patients experience anxiety and pain in the course of their injury, treatment, and recovery. Hence, treatment of anxiety and pain is paramount after burn injury. Children, in particular, pose challenges i...

    Authors: Alice Fagin and Tina L. Palmieri

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:28

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  7. Content type: Research article

    None of the available mortality predicting models in pediatric burns precisely predicts outcomes in every population. Mortality rates as well as their risk factors vary with regions and among different centers...

    Authors: Amol Dhopte, Rahul Bamal and Vinay Kumar Tiwari

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:30

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  8. Content type: Review

    Burn injury is a leading cause of unintentional death and injury in children, with the majority being minor (less than 10%). However, a significant number of children sustain burns greater than 15% total body ...

    Authors: Kathleen S. Romanowski and Tina L. Palmieri

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:26

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Studies to identify an ideal trauma score tool representing prediction of outcomes of the pediatric fall patient remains elusive. Our study was undertaken to identify better predictor of mortality in the pedia...

    Authors: Kapil Dev Soni, Santosh Mahindrakar, Amit Gupta, Subodh Kumar, Sushma Sagar and Ashish Jhakal

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:25

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  10. Content type: Review

    A neck scar contracture can severely and negatively affect the function of mastication, phonic, or breathing and result in neck pain and issues with esthetics. The best way is of course to avoid such contractu...

    Authors: Sadanori Akita, Kenji Hayashida, Satoshi Takaki, Yoshihisa Kawakami, Takuto Oyama and Hiroyuki Ohjimi

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:22

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  11. Content type: Research article

    There is a lack of rigorous research investigating the factors that influence scar outcome in children. Improved clinical decision-making to reduce the health burden due to post-burn scarring in children will ...

    Authors: Hilary J. Wallace, Mark W. Fear, Margaret M. Crowe, Lisa J. Martin and Fiona M. Wood

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:19

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  12. Content type: Case report

    We report two cases of acute respiratory distress syndrome in burn patients who were successfully managed with good outcomes with extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) after failing multiple conventional...

    Authors: Jason D. Kennedy, Wesley Thayer, Reuben Beuno, Kelly Kohorst and Avinash B. Kumar

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:20

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  13. Content type: Research article

    There is increasing evidence that sex differences may influence responses after thermal injury and affect clinical outcomes. The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationships between sex, thermal i...

    Authors: Karen Karimi, Iris Faraklas, Giavonni Lewis, Daniel Ha, Bridget Walker, Yan Zhai, Gareth Graves and Sharmila Dissanaike

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:18

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  14. Content type: Review

    Professor Li Ao was one of the founders of Chinese burn medicine and one of the most renowned doctors and researchers of burns in China. He established one of the Chinese earliest special departments for burns...

    Authors: Haisheng Li, Junyi Zhou, Yizhi Peng, Jiaping Zhang, Xi Peng, Qizhi Luo, Zhiqiang Yuan, Hong Yan, Daizhi Peng, Weifeng He, Fengjun Wang, Guangping Liang, Yuesheng Huang, Jun Wu and Gaoxing Luo

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:16

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Burn is one of the major public health problems in Bangladesh. Specialized personnel and technologies are required, however, in many cases they are not readily available. Taking the situation into account, Int...

    Authors: Animesh Biswas, Fazlur Rahman, Peter Maitz, Kamran Ul Baset, Jahangir Hossain and Saidur Rahman Mashreky

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:12

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