Nursing Forum

Ms Tania McWilliams1 1Perth Children’s Hospital, Nedlands, Australia, 2Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia Abstract: Introduction Paediatric burn patients receive their initial acute assessment and management in a variety of clinical settings by clinicians who have varying levels of experience and...
  • June 4, 2019
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Ms Nicole Alexander1, Ms Ioanna Coutsouvelis1, Associate Professor  Warwick  Teague1,2,3 1The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, 2Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Parkville, Australia, 3Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Abstract: Introduction: An outpatient paediatric burns clinic can be...
  • June 3, 2019
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Ms Kelly  Wardell1, Dr Anthony Penna1, Dr  Tim T  Wang1, Dr  John Vandervord1, A/Prof Damian D Marucci1,2 1The Childrens Hospital Westmead,  Westmead , Australia, 2Department of Surgery, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia Abstract: Introduction: Alkaline or lithium-ion button batteries...
  • May 31, 2019
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Miss Andrea Mc Kittrick1, Mrs Amber Jones1, Dr Jason Brown2 1Department of Occupational Therapy, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston, Australia, 2.  Professor Stuart Pegg Adult Burns Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston, Australia Abstract: Background: Heterotopic ossification (HO)...
  • May 31, 2019
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Mrs Sharon Rowe1 1Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch Perth, Australia, 2Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch Perth, Australia Abstract: Introduction Chronic wounds cost the Australian healthcare system $2.85 billion each year. The personal cost to the individual with a chronic wound is much...
  • May 31, 2019
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Ms Debra Phillips1, Miss Lauren Matheson1, Dr  Tilley Pain1,2, Dr Gail Kingston1,2 1The Townsville Hospital, Townsville, Australia, 2James Cook University, Townsville, Australia Abstract: Introduction Rural and remote children post burn injuries are geographically disadvantaged compared to their regional and metropolitan...
  • May 31, 2019
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Associate Professor Brett Aimers In 2009 the ‘Black Saturday’ bushfires devastated Victoria, claiming 173 lives, injuring 414 others and displaced more than 7,500 people. More than 400 separate fires occurred on and after 7 February 2009. Prior to this disaster,...
  • July 31, 2017
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Mrs Kristen Storey1, Dr Browyn Griffin2, Professor Roy Kimble1,2 1Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia, 2Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research, South Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is an endotoxin mediated disease usually caused by Staphylococcus...
  • June 30, 2017
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Mrs Kristen Storey1, Dr Browyn Griffin2, Professor Roy Kimble1,2 1Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia, 2Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research, South Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is an endotoxin mediated disease usually caused by Staphylococcus...
  • June 30, 2017
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Mrs Kristen Storey1, Dr Browyn Griffin2, Professor Roy Kimble1,2 1Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia, 2Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research, South Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is an endotoxin mediated disease usually caused by Staphylococcus...
  • June 30, 2017
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