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  1. Content type: Research article

    This is a parallel three-arm prospective randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing Algisite™ M, Cuticerin™, and Sorbact® as donor site dressings in paediatric split-thickness skin grafts (STSG). All three we...

    Authors: Craig A. McBride, Roy M. Kimble and Kellie A. Stockton

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:33

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    Burns are a devastating injury that can cause physical and psychological issues. Limited data exist on long-term mental health (MH) after unintentional burns sustained during childhood. This study assessed lon...

    Authors: Janine M. Duke, Sean M. Randall, Thirthar P. Vetrichevvel, Sarah McGarry, James H. Boyd, Suzanne Rea and Fiona M. Wood

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:32

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    A number of studies report high prevalence of mental health conditions among burn patients. However there is a need to understand differences in the temporal relationship between mental health conditions and i...

    Authors: Thirthar P Vetrichevvel, Sean M Randall, Fiona M Wood, Suzanne Rea, James H Boyd and Janine M Duke

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:31

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Severe burn is associated with significant changes in body weight due to resuscitation volumes, fluid shifts, a hypermetabolic state, prolonged bed rest, and caloric intake. Our goal was to quantify and descri...

    Authors: Denisse Mendez-Romero, Audra T Clark, Alana Christie and Steven E Wolf

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:30

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The molecular pattern of severe burn-induced acute lung injury, characterized by cell structure damage and leukocyte infiltration, remains unknown. This study aimed to determine whether calpain, a protease inv...

    Authors: Peng-Ran Du, Hong-Ting Lu, Xi-Xiang Lin, Li-Feng Wang, Yan-Xia Wang, Xiao-Ming Gu, Xiao-Zhi Bai, Ke Tao and Jing-Jun Zhou

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:28

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  6. Content type: Review

    The USA is currently going through an opioid crisis, associated with tremendous economic and societal impacts. In response to this crisis, healthcare professionals are looking for alternative pain management m...

    Authors: Hannah Zhao-Fleming, Audrey Hand, Kelly Zhang, Robert Polak, Armand Northcut, Daron Jacob, Sharmila Dissanaike and Kendra P. Rumbaugh

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:25

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Inhalational injury is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in burns patients. This study aims to analyse the clinical outcomes, complications and bacteriology of inhalational burn patients.

    Authors: Si Jack Chong, Yee Onn Kok, Rosanna Xiang Ying Tay, Desai Suneel Ramesh, Kok Chai Tan and Bien Keem Tan

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:26

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Previous reports individually identified different factors that predict death after burns. The authors employed the multi-center American Burn Association’s (ABA) National Burn Repository (NBR) to elucidate wh...

    Authors: Dmitry Zavlin, Vishwanath Chegireddy, Stefanos Boukovalas, Anna M. Nia, Ludwik K. Branski, Jeffrey D. Friedman and Anthony Echo

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:24

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Disparity between medical treatment for men and women has been recorded worldwide. However, it is difficult to find out if the disparities in both the use of resources and outcome depend entirely on sex-relate...

    Authors: Laura Pompermaier, Moustafa Elmasry, Islam Abdelrahman, Mats Fredrikson, Folke Sjöberg and Ingrid Steinvall

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:22

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  10. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to investigate the difference between ultrasonographic findings of normal skin and those of re-epithelialized skin after partial-thickness burns and to evaluate the relationship between these ...

    Authors: Jong Dae Kim, Suk Joon Oh, Sun Gyu Kim, Song Vogue Ahn, Yu Jin Jang, Ban Seok Yang, Ji Yun Jeong and Kwang Jo Kim

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:21

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study is to present our experience with the modified pins and rubber band traction system, discuss problems encountered, and make recommendations to optimize outcomes.

    Authors: Cheng Hean Lo, Simone H. Nothdurft, Hye-Sung Park, Eldho Paul and James Leong

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:23

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  12. Content type: Review

    Material extrusion additive manufacturing has rapidly grown in use for tissue engineering research since its adoption in the year 2000. It has enabled researchers to produce scaffolds with intricate porous geo...

    Authors: Andrew Gleadall, Dafydd Visscher, Jing Yang, Daniel Thomas and Joel Segal

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:19

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  13. Content type: Review

    Venous ulcers are a common chronic problem in many countries especially in Northern Europe and USA. The overall prevalence of this condition is 1% rising to 3% in the over 65 years of age. Over the last 25 yea...

    Authors: Ting Xie, Junna Ye, Kittipan Rerkasem and Rajgopal Mani

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:18

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Injury triggers a range of systemic effects including inflammation and immune responses. This study aimed to compare infectious disease admissions after burn and other types of injury using linked hospital adm...

    Authors: Janine M. Duke, Sean M. Randall, James H. Boyd, Mark W. Fear, Suzanne Rea and Fiona M. Wood

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:17

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  15. Content type: Review

    Cell therapy has emerged as an important component of life-saving procedures in treating burns. Over past decades, advances in stem cells and regenerative medicine have offered exciting opportunities of develo...

    Authors: Zhe Li and Peter Maitz

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:13

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Severe burns injury is a serious pathology, leading to teratogenicity and significant mortality, and it also has a long-term social impact. The aim of this article is to describe the hospitalized population wi...

    Authors: Hao Tian, Liangxi Wang, Weiguo Xie, Chuanan Shen, Guanghua Guo, Jiaqi Liu, Chunmao Han, Licheng Ren, Yi Liang, Yong Tang, Yuan Wang, Meifang Yin, Jiaping Zhang and Yuesheng Huang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:14

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Bacterial infection is one of the most common complications in burn, trauma, and chronic refractory wounds and is an impediment to healing. The frequent occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria due to ir...

    Authors: Tengfei Liu, Yuqing Liu, Menglong Liu, Ying Wang, Weifeng He, Gaoqiang Shi, Xiaohong Hu, Rixing Zhan, Gaoxing Luo, Malcolm Xing and Jun Wu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:16

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  18. Content type: Review

    Burn injuries in children can result in life-long disfigurement. As medical and surgical techniques of burn management improve survival prospects more than ever before, body image adjustment is increasingly a ...

    Authors: Ian C. C. King

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:12

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  19. 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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  20. Content type: Research article

    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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. Content type: Research article

    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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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