Prevention/Aetiology

Dr Ming-Chi  Wang1, Dr Theresa  Magoye1, Ms Deirdre Seoighe1 1Waikato Hospital, Hamilton , New Zealand Abstract: Aim: New Zealand is a geothermically active country with numerous easily-accessible hot springs. Yet there is paucity of data and of previous research to...
  • June 26, 2018
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Dr Rachael  Stokes1, Dr Camille Wu1, Dr  Susan Adams1 1Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, Australia Abstract: The addition of para-phenylenediamine (PPD) to red henna to create a cosmetically pleasing temporary black henna tattoo (TBHT) is well established in tourist industries worldwide....
  • June 25, 2018
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Dr Lisa Murphy1, Mr David Read1,2, Ms Margaret Brennan1, Mrs Linda Ward2,3, Mrs Kathleen  McDermott2 1Royal Darwin Hospital, Tiwi, Australia, 2National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre, Tiwi, Australia, 3Menzies School of Health Research, Tiwi, Australia Abstract: Background:The number of...
  • June 25, 2018
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Dr Michelle Chen1, Professor Roy Kimble1, Ms Kristen Storey1 1Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Introduction: Intravenous access for medications and fluid therapy is commonplace in paediatric hospital admissions. However, despite the clinical guidelines (CPG) and education, extravasation injuries...
  • June 22, 2018
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Dr Bronwyn Griffin1, Ms Angelin Ooi2, Professor Roy Kimble1,3, Dr  Aoife Rice3 1Centre For Children’s Burns And Trauma Research, South Brisbane, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Herston, Australia, 3Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Vehicle exhaust burns are one of...
  • June 22, 2018
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Dr Dinuksha De Silva1, Dr Aruna Wijewardena1 1Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia Abstract: We present an unusual series of ‘lime burns’: three cases of bilateral hand blistering and erythema were recently referred to our unit at Royal North Shore...
  • June 22, 2018
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Dr Alicia Miers1, Mr James  Brannigan2, Professor Roy Kimble1 1Pegg Leditschke Children’s Burns Centre, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: “Flash Paper” is a nitrocellulose paper commonly used in magicians’ routines and accessible...
  • June 22, 2018
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Dr Courtney  Hall1, Dr  Teagan   Fink1, Ms  Alenka  Paddle1, Associate Professor  Warwick  Teague1 1Royal Children’s Hospital, Victoria , Flemington, Australia Abstract: Australians love camping, and a campfire is often an integral component of this past-time. Unfortunately, coal and flame burns...
  • June 21, 2018
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Dr Teagan Fink1, Dr Courtney Hall1, Ms Alenka Paddle1, A/Prof Warwick Teague2 1Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville, Australia, 2Burns Unit, Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville, Australia Abstract: Hot steam vaporisers are increasingly common in Australia, however are...
  • June 21, 2018
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Ms Elise Kempler1, Professor Peter Maitz2, Professor Palmer Bessey3 1Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, , Australia, 2Burns Research Group, ANZAC Research Institute, Burns and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney,...
  • June 21, 2018
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