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  1. Content type: Research article

    Due to greater infection susceptibility, sepsis is the main cause of death in burn patients. Quick diagnosis and patient stratification, early and appropriated antimicrobial therapy, and focus control are cruc...

    Authors: Luís Cabral, Vera Afreixo, Rita Meireles, Miguel Vaz, Catarina Chaves, Marisa Caetano, Luís Almeida and José Artur Paiva

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:10

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    Road traffic accidents are commonly encountered incidents that can cause high-intensity injuries to the victims and have direct impacts on the members of the society. Iran has one of the highest incident rates...

    Authors: Maryam Parvareh, Asrin Karimi, Satar Rezaei, Abraha Woldemichael, Sairan Nili, Bijan Nouri and Nader Esmail Nasab

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:9

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Morel-Lavallee lesions (MLLs) are rare internal degloving injuries typically caused by blunt traumatic injuries and most commonly occur around the hips and in association with pelvic or acetabular fractures. M...

    Authors: Darnell J. Brown, Kuo Jung G. Lu, Kristina Chang, Jennifer Levin, John T. Schulz III and Jeremy Goverman

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:6

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Accurate total body surface area burned (TBSAB) estimation is a crucial aspect of early burn management. It helps guide resuscitation and is essential in the calculation of fluid requirements. Conventional met...

    Authors: A. K. W. Cheah, T. Kangkorn, E. H. Tan, M. L. Loo and S. J. Chong

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:7

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the major psychological disorders developed after burn injuries, though this subject of burn injuries and their destructive chronic psychological impact are not ...

    Authors: Akhtar Bibi, Sundas Kalim and Muhammad Adnan Khalid

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:8

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  6. Content type: Case report

    In well-selected cases, flaps can play a pivotal role in optimizing outcomes in the acute phase of burns. A previous redundant flap could be reused or recycled as a donor site from which a new flap could be ra...

    Authors: Kevin Serror, Marc Chaouat, Golda Romano, Magali Schmidt, Alice Blet, Maurice Mimoun and David Boccara

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:2

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  7. Content type: Review

    Extensive burns and full-thickness skin wounds are difficult to repair. Autologous split-thickness skin graft (ASSG) is still used as the gold standard in the clinic. However, the shortage of donor skin tissue...

    Authors: Peng He, Junning Zhao, Jiumeng Zhang, Bo Li, Zhiyuan Gou, Maling Gou and Xiaolu Li

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:5

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Major burns are life threatening. Fluid resuscitation is required for survival to maintain intravascular volumes and prevent hypovolemic shock. Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) has been recognised as a potentia...

    Authors: Pippa Kenworthy, Michael Phillips, Tiffany L. Grisbrook, William Gibson, Fiona M. Wood and Dale W. Edgar

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:3

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    Well-known trauma mortality prediction scores such as New Injury Severity Score (NISS), Revised Trauma Score (RTS), and Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS) have been externally validated from high-income ...

    Authors: Jih Huei Tan, Henry Chor Lip Tan, Nur Azlin Md Noh, Yuzaidi Mohamad and Rizal Imran Alwi

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:37

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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