Jess Schiro

Dr Francois Stapelberg,1 Dr Jian Li,1 Irene Zhang1, Christin Coomarasamy1,  1NZ National Burn Centre and Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand Abstract: Gabapentininoids are registered for use in epilepsy and neuropathic pain, but are commonly used off-label during acute pain for...
  • June 18, 2019
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Hilal  Bahia1, Jeanna  Bernard1, Dr Jenna Langschymidt1, Daniel Widdowson1 Abstract: Introduction: Nexobrid is a bromelain based enzymatic agent of plant origin licensed for use in the treatment of deep partial and full thickness burns. Nexobrid is capable of selectively removing...
  • June 18, 2019
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Hana Menzies1 Victorian Adult Burns Service, Alfred Health, Prahan, Vic, Australia Abstract: As with all aspects of burns care, collaboration of the multidisciplinary team is paramount to optimise best outcomes. The nursing care of patients receiving such surgical treatments is...
  • June 18, 2019
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Dr Michael Taylor1, Dr Hannah Woodford2, Dr Monique  Bertinetti1 1Children’s Hospital Westmead, Westmead, Australia, 2Nepean Hospital , Penrith, Australia Abstract: Introduction: Children with sensorimotor deficits present treating teams with additional complex challenges in the coordination of their care. The epidemiology...
  • June 18, 2019
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Dr Rory Middleton1, Dr Thomas Whitton1, Dr Jennifer Martins1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Background: Although accounting for only a small percentage of total admissions to hospital for burns, chemical burns require special consideration due to their potential for...
  • June 18, 2019
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Abstract: Have you ever assumed burns patients are not suitable for organ and tissue donation? Did you know 1400 people around Australia are currently waiting for a transplant? Organ donation conversations are crucial, not only to save and improve the...
  • June 18, 2019
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Dr Sam Hamilton1, Dr Katherine Davis1, Mr Nanda Kandamany1 1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Hobart Hospital, Sandy Bay, Australia Abstract: Background It has been found that up to 93% of adult burns patients report itching (Nedelec B &...
  • June 3, 2019
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Dr Sam Hamilton1, Dr Katherine Davis1, Mr Benjamin Hill1, Mr Nanda Kandamany1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Background Pruritus remains one of the most common and significant issues for burns patients, with 87-93% of adult patients reporting itch at...
  • June 3, 2019
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Dr Sam Hamilton1, Dr Katherine Davis1, Mr Nanda Kandamany1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Background Scarring from burns causes considerable morbidity, often resulting in contractions impacting range of motion at joints, suboptimal aesthetics and causing troublesome itch (Willows BM...
  • June 3, 2019
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Dr Sam Hamilton1, Dr Katherine Davis1, Mr Nanda Kandamany1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Background Scarring from burns causes considerable morbidity, often resulting in contractions impacting range of motion at joints, suboptimal aesthetics and causing troublesome itch (Willows BM...
  • June 3, 2019
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