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  1. Severe burn causes significant metabolic derangements that make nutritional support uniquely important and challenging for burned patients. Burn injury causes a persistent and prolonged hypermetabolic state an...

    Authors: Audra Clark, Jonathan Imran, Tarik Madni and Steven E. Wolf

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:11

    Content type: Review

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  2. Burn is a global public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. Southeast-Asian countries share a big burden of burn injuries, and Nepal ...

    Authors: Sanjib Tripathee and Surendra Jung Basnet

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:10

    Content type: Review

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Burns & Trauma 2017 5:15

  3. Burn contractures produce restrictions in motion and unacceptable aesthetic results, frequently with persistent wounds. Proper planning and tissue selection are essential to minimize donor site morbidity optim...

    Authors: Kenji Hayashida and Sadanori Akita

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:9

    Content type: Review

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  4. The critically ill polytrauma patient presents with a series of associated pathophysiologies secondary to the traumatic injuries. The most important include systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), seps...

    Authors: Alexandru Florin Rogobete, Dorel Sandesc, Marius Papurica, Emil Robert Stoicescu, Sonia Elena Popovici, Lavinia Melania Bratu, Corina Vernic, Adriana Mariana Sas, Adrian Tudor Stan and Ovidiu Horea Bedreag

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:8

    Content type: Review

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  5. Burns present a devastating injury to patients. Burns caused by chemical agents, present a worse scenario. In a resource limited country like Nigeria, readily available sources of these corrosive agents are ma...

    Authors: R. E. E. Nnabuko, C. P. Okoye, I. S. Ogbonnaya and Egi Isiwele

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:7

    Content type: Research

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  6. European studies of paediatric foot burns report scalds as the leading cause. Mechanisms of injury are different in warmer climates. We sought to characterize the mechanisms and outcomes of isolated foot burns...

    Authors: Florence Ngu, Bhaveshkumar Patel and Craig McBride

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:6

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Patients with burn scars often experience functional problems because of scar contractures. Surgical treatment may be indicated for those burn scar contractures. If the contractures are small and linear, the c...

    Authors: C. M. Stekelenburg, R. E. Marck, P. D. H. M. Verhaegen, K. W. Marck and P. P. M. van Zuijlen

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:5

    Content type: Review

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  8. Pediatric burns have a long-term social impact. This is more apparent in a developing country such as India, where their incidence and morbidity are high. The aim of this study was to provide recent prospectiv...

    Authors: Amol Dhopte, V. K. Tiwari, Pankaj Patel and Rahul Bamal

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:1

    Content type: Research article

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  9. It is commonly accepted that burns taking longer than 3 weeks to heal have a much higher rate of hypertrophic scarring than those which heal more quickly. However, some of our patients develop hypertrophic sca...

    Authors: Elizabeth Chipp, Lisa Charles, Clare Thomas, Kate Whiting, Naiem Moiemen and Yvonne Wilson

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:3

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a debilitating condition affecting the limbs that can be induced by surgery or trauma. This condition can complicate recovery and impair one’s functional and psychologi...

    Authors: En Lin Goh, Swathikan Chidambaram and Daqing Ma

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2017 5:2

    Content type: Review

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  11. Traumatic pancreatic injuries are rare, and guidelines specifying management are controversial and difficult to apply in the acute clinical setting. Due to sparse data on these injuries, we carried out a retro...

    Authors: Poppy Addison, Toni Iurcotta, Leo I. Amodu, Geoffrey Crandall, Meredith Akerman, Daniel Galvin, Annemarie Glazer, Nathan Christopherson, Jose Prince, Matthew Bank, Christopher Sorrentino, Joaquin Cagliani, Jeffrey Nicastro, Gene Coppa, Ernesto P. Molmenti and Horacio L. Rodriguez Rilo

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:39

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Physiotherapy is an integral part of treatment for paediatric burns. In Zimbabwe, children are admitted in paediatric burn unit with their caregivers, who play important roles such as providing explanation and...

    Authors: Matthew Chiwaridzo, Vimbayinashe Juliet Zinyando, Jermaine Matewu Dambi, Farayi Kaseke, Nyaradzai Munambah and Tapfuma Mudawarima

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:31

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Guidance for the management of thermal injuries has evolved with improved understanding of burn pathophysiology. Guidance for the management of cold burn injuries is not widely available. The management of the...

    Authors: Metin Nizamoglu, Alethea Tan, Tobias Vickers, Nicholas Segaren, David Barnes and Peter Dziewulski

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:36

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Burn injury may be associated with long-term rehabilitation and disability, while research studies on the functional performance after injuries, quality of life (QOL), and abilities to return to work of burn p...

    Authors: Dan Tang, Cecilia W. P. Li-Tsang, Ricky K. C. Au, Xia Shen, Kui-cheng Li, Xian-feng Yi, Lin-rong Liao, Hai-yan Cao, Ya-nan Feng and Chuan-shun Liu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:32

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Burn first aid awareness has been shown to reduce morbidity and mortality. We present a report on the knowledge and practices of the Saudi population with regard to burn first aid and the application of tradit...

    Authors: Abdullah E. Kattan, Feras AlShomer, Abdulaziz K. Alhujayri, Abdullah Addar and Albaraa Aljerian

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:37

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Vitamin D depletion has been associated with increased rate of infections, lengthened hospital stay, and worsened mortality for critically ill patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence...

    Authors: Roland N. Dickerson, Jonathan R. Van Cleve, Joseph M. Swanson, George O. Maish III, Gayle Minard, Martin A. Croce and Rex O. Brown

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:28

    Content type: Research article

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  17. In the context of the search for cost-efficient treatments, Ulmo (Eurcyphia cordifolia) honey is an excellent alternative for treating burn wounds and could have a profound medical, social, and economic impact...

    Authors: Carolina Schencke, Adriana Vasconcellos, Cristian Sandoval, Paulina Torres, Francisca Acevedo and Mariano del Sol

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:25

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Vacuum massage is a non-invasive mechanical massage technique performed with a mechanical device that lifts the skin by means of suction, creates a skin fold and mobilises that skin fold. In the late 1970s, th...

    Authors: Peter Moortgat, Mieke Anthonissen, Jill Meirte, Ulrike Van Daele and Koen Maertens

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:34

    Content type: Review

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  19. Nail adhesives are widely available beauty products that are used in the cosmetic industry and households to attach false nails. Nail adhesive burns are uncommon, and it is crucial that healthcare providers an...

    Authors: Claire Coles, Muhammad Umair Javed, Sarah Hemington Gorse and Dai Nguyen

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:17

    Content type: Case report

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  20. Keloids are an extreme form of abnormal scarring that result from a pathological fibroproliferative wound healing process. The molecular mechanisms driving keloid pathology remain incompletely understood, hind...

    Authors: Jennifer M. Hahn, Kevin L. McFarland, Kelly A. Combs and Dorothy M. Supp

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:30

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Pressure ulcers (PUs) are a major clinical problem that constitutes a tremendous economic burden on healthcare systems. Deep tissue injury (DTI) is a unique serious type of pressure ulcer that arises in skelet...

    Authors: Hongxue Shi, Haohuang Xie, Yan Zhao, Cai Lin, Feifei Cui, Yingying Pan, Xiaohui Wang, Jingjing Zhu, Pingtao Cai, Hongyu Zhang, Xiaobing Fu, Jian Xiao and Liping Jiang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:26

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Split skin grafting (SSG) is the cornerstone in the treatment of deep burns and large skin defects. Frequently used donor sites are the thigh, abdomen and buttocks. The scalp is less common while considered as...

    Authors: Dorota Teresa Roodbergen, Adrianus Fredericus Petrus Maria Vloemans, Zjir Mezjda Rashaan, Jacob Cornelis Broertjes and Roelf Simon Breederveld

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:20

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Burn injuries are a serious problem worldwide, with most occurrences in low- and middle-income countries. Depending on the extent of injury, burn victims are faced with the challenges of fitting into society d...

    Authors: P. Agbenorku, K. Aboah, J. Akpaloo, R. Amankwa, B. Farhat, E. Turkson, P. E. Hoyte-Williams, E. E. Klutsey and J. Yorke

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:21

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Vacuum massage is a non-invasive mechanical massage technique invented to treat burns and scars. To date, no effects of vacuum massage on thickness and density of human scar tissue have been reported. The proc...

    Authors: Jill Meirte, Peter Moortgat, Mieke Anthonissen, Koen Maertens, Cynthia Lafaire, Lieve De Cuyper, Guy Hubens and Ulrike Van Daele

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:27

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Variation in the incidence and mechanism of thermal injury has been reported in different age groups in children. The aim of this study was to report the incidence, mechanisms, and environmental factors of all...

    Authors: Ceri Elisabeth Battle, Vanessa Evans, Karen James, Katherine Guy, Janet Whitley and Phillip Adrian Evans

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:19

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Lower limb burns can significantly delay recovery of function. Measuring lower limb functional outcomes is challenging in the unique burn patient population and necessitates the use of reliable and valid tools...

    Authors: Margaret E. Ryland, Tiffany L. Grisbrook, Fiona M. Wood, Michael Phillips and Dale W. Edgar

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:16

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Staged excision and grafting with viable cryopreserved alloskin or fresh pigskin at an early stage is a main strategy for wound management in massive burns. Alloskin is the gold standard of a biological tempor...

    Authors: Haibin Zuo, Guodong Song, Wen Shi, Jun Jia and Yonghu Zhang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:23

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Early excision and skin grafting are commonly used to treat deep dermal burns (DDBs) of the dorsum of the hand. Partial-thickness debridement (PTD) is one of the most commonly used procedures for the excision ...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Kubota, Nobuyuki Mitsukawa, Kumiko Chuma, Shinsuke Akita, Yoshitaro Sasahara, Naoaki Rikihisa and Kaneshige Satoh

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:9

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Problematic scarring remains a challenging aspect to address in the treatment of burns and can significantly affect the quality of life of the burn survivor. At present, there are few treatments available in t...

    Authors: Kwang Chear Lee, Janine Dretzke, Liam Grover, Ann Logan and Naiem Moiemen

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:14

    Content type: Research article

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  30. With various changes implemented such as perioperative antibiotics for tangential excision, this retrospective study reviews the infection profile of burn patients at Singapore’s only centralized burns unit. W...

    Authors: Christopher Tam Song, Jolie Hwee, Colin Song, Bien Keem Tan and Si Jack Chong

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:13

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Burns are one of the most severe traumas that an individual can suffer. The World Health Organization (WHO) affirms that injuries related to burns are a global public health problem mainly in low- and middle-i...

    Authors: Norberto Navarrete and Nelcy Rodriguez

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:8

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Autologous split skin grafting is the gold standard in treating patients with massive burns. However, the limited availability of donor sites remains a problem. The aim of this study is to present our experien...

    Authors: Namal Munasinghe, Jason Wasiak, Andrew Ives, Heather Cleland and Cheng Hean Lo

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:6

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Burn wounds result in varying degrees of soft tissue damage that are typically graded clinically. Recently a key participant in neovascularization, the endothelial progenitor cell, has been the subject of inte...

    Authors: Derek A. Banyard, Blake O. Adnani, Satenik Melkumyan, Cheryl Ann Araniego and Alan D. Widgerow

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:4

    Content type: Review

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  34. Current advances in basic stem cell research and tissue engineering augur well for the development of improved cultured skin tissue substitutes: a class of products that is still fraught with limitations for c...

    Authors: Alvin Wen Choong Chua, Yik Cheong Khoo, Bien Keem Tan, Kok Chai Tan, Chee Liam Foo and Si Jack Chong

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:3

    Content type: Review

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  35. Nowadays, fluid resuscitation of multiple trauma patients is still a challenging therapy. Existing therapies for volume replacement in severe haemorrhagic shock can lead to adverse reactions that may be fatal ...

    Authors: Ovidiu Horea Bedreag, Marius Papurica, Alexandru Florin Rogobete, Mirela Sarandan, Carmen Alina Cradigati, Corina Vernic, Corina Maria Dumbuleu, Radu Nartita and Dorel Sandesc

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:5

    Content type: Review

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  36. Hypertrophic scars (HTS) are caused by dermal injuries such as trauma and burns to the deep dermis, which are red, raised, itchy and painful. They can cause cosmetic disfigurement or contractures if craniofaci...

    Authors: Zhensen Zhu, Jie Ding and Edward E. Tredget

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:2

    Content type: Review

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  37. Burn related injuries from natural disasters are not well described and natural disasters are not identified as an etiology of burn injury in the National Burn Repository (NBR) of the American Burn Association...

    Authors: Michael Kalina, Grigoriy Malyutin and Michael L. Cooper

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2016 4:1

    Content type: Research article

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