Tag Burns
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Burns

Burns are injuries to tissues caused by heat, friction, electricity, radiation, or chemicals. Burn injury is characterised by a hypermetabolic response with physiologic, catabolic and immune effects
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Burns and Pregnancy

Burns and Pregnancy: at risk of premature labour due to high levels of circulating prostaglandins; fluid replacement must cater for increased circulating volume
Wilhelm Fabry (1560-1634) 1200

Wilhelm Fabry

Wilhelm Fabricius von Hilden, also known as Guilhelmus Fabricius Hildanus, became known as the father of German surgery.
Trauma Tribulation 340 256

Roman Breastplate

Burns were sustained by a 35 year-old man from a house fire. They are extensive and severe, affecting his trunk and upper limbs. He undergoes escharatomy.
EBM Gone Wild sea 340

Honey, I shrunk the wound

Honey has been used for wound care throughout history, from c.2600 until the 1940s when antibiotics replaced it. However, due to increasing drug resistance, hospitals are starting to research honey for wound care again