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Dr Shivani Aggarwala1,2, Dr Andrea Issler-Fisher1,2, Professor Peter Haertsch1,2, Professor Peter  Maitz1,2 1Concord Burns Unit, Sydney, Australia, 2University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia Abstract: Early debridement of burn eschar is associated with a reduction in burn related mortality but is not...
  • June 25, 2018
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Dr Grace Brownlee1,2, Dr Matthew Lyon1,2, Dr  Carl Lisec1,2 1Professor Stuart Pegg Adult Burns Centre, The Royal Brisbane And Women’s Hospital, Herston, Australia, 2Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia Abstract: Burns during pregnancy are rare, and...
  • June 25, 2018
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Dr Morgan Haines1, Dr  Aruna  Wijewardena1, Dr  Robert  Gates1 1Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, Australia Abstract: Background: Patients aged over 85 are a growing population in the burns units of developed nations (Lumenta et al. 2008). This age group...
  • June 21, 2018
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Ms Nicole Wong1, Dr Helen Douglas2, Dr Anna Goodwin-Walters2 1The University of Auckland, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Auckland, New Zealand, 2State Adult Burns Unit, Murdoch, Australia Abstract: Background:It is well accepted that a variety of pigmentation changes occur...
  • June 21, 2018
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Dr Kieran Robinson1, Dr Helen Douglas1, Dr Anna Goodwin-Walters1 1State Adult Burns Unit, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, Australia Abstract: Background:The management of burns in the morbidly obese patient poses complex challenges for the burns team. This is becoming increasingly relevant...
  • June 21, 2018
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