ePoster – Education

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 Julian Smyth1, Dr Andrea Issler-Fischer1,2,3, Dr Tim Wang, A/Prof Peter Haertsch1,3, Prof Peter Maitz1,2,3 1Burns Unit, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, Australia, 2ANZAC Research Institute, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, Australia, 3University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia Abstract: Rhabdomyolysis, due...
  • June 4, 2019
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Dr Thomas Meares1 1Gold Coast University Health, Mermaid Beach, Australia Abstract: Introduction: 37-year-old male presented to Gold Coast University Hospital Out Patients department 1 year post DFSP excision and split skin graft to his left lateral thigh. His primary complaint...
  • June 3, 2019
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Dr Thomas Meares1 1Gold Coast University Health, Mermaid Beach, Australia Abstract: Though Mr Thomas Graham Humby was not the first to employ a grafting knife his contribution to burns treatment and care cannot be understated. The first recorded description of...
  • June 3, 2019
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Dr Jen Martins1, Dr Thomas  Whitton1, Mr Andrew Castley1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: The management of burns in acute setting to reduce the depth and progression of the burn is essential. Most patients will present to an emergency...
  • June 3, 2019
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Dr Jen Martins1, Dr Thomas Whitton1, Mr Andrew Castley1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Australia has an ageing population. As a result, there are greater number of elderly patients presenting with acute burns. Such patient are much more medically...
  • June 2, 2019
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Dr Sandeep B1, Dr Ramesh Sharma1, Dr Chris  Song1, Peter Meier1 1Fiona Stanely Hospital, Perth, Australia Abstract: Electrical contact burns results in devastating soft tissue injuries. They require surgical debridement leading to loss of function or complete removal of the...
  • May 31, 2019
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Sandeep B1, Chang  Chew1, Dr Kiran Narula1, Dr Satya Swaroop Tripati 1Fiona Stanely Hospital, Perth, Australia Abstract: Introduction: Electrical contact burns are devastating. The contact burns usually occur in the limbs but can occur in other locations like scalp, abdomen,...
  • May 31, 2019
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Dr Thomas Whitton1, Dr Rory Middleton1, Dr Jennifer Martins1 1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Background: E-cigarettes (commonly known as vapes) are an emerging technology worldwide used to deliver a vaporised nicotine solution to...
  • May 31, 2019
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Henry Li1, Sally Ng1, Jie Li2, Yixin Zhang2 1 Monash Health, 246 Clayton Rd, Clayton, VIC, 3168, sallykhng@gmail.com 2 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People Hospital, Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China...
  • May 31, 2019
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