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Rosemary Kendall1, Heather Gale-Maclaren1, Patrick Sloan2 1Fiona Stanley Hospital, 2Edith Cowan University Abstract: Western Australia’s 2.6 million km2  means that rural and remote patients may have to travel vast distances to access burn care.  This means long transfer times, potentially...
  • September 27, 2021
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Nigel Hamilton Abstract: Nigel will give a brief account of how he became a “burns anaesthetist” and why he continues to enjoy this role as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Fiona Stanley.   Biography: I was born and schooled in Perth,...
  • September 22, 2021
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Winthrop Professor Fiona M Wood FRACS AM Director of the Burns Service of WA Director of the Burn Injury Research Unit UWA Abstract: The use of point of care devices to assist in surgical decision making. Tissue salvage and tissue...
  • September 17, 2021
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Heather Cleland, Lincoln Tracy   Abstract: The Burns Registry of Australia and New Zealand (BRANZ) is one of ANZBA’s most significant initiatives. Now in its 12th year, it is established as a collaboration between the Australian and New Zealand Burn...
  • September 14, 2021
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Lisa Macintyre1 1School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University Abstract: Pressure garments have been used to help treat and prevent hypertrophic burn scars since the early 1970s. Pressure garments are made from elastic fabrics that are cut smaller than the...
  • September 14, 2021
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Dr Doran Kalmin1, Dr Edward Raby, A/Prof Dale Edgar, Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood 1State Adult Burns Unit, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, Australia Abstract: Early excision of deep burns is considered the primary factor in reducing the incidence of invasive burn...
  • August 30, 2021
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Miss Nichola Foster1, Associate Professor Dale  Edgar1,2,3, Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood2,3, Dr Rachel  Kornhaber4,5, Dr Sarah McGarry6 1Burn Injury Research Node, Institute for Health Research / School of Physiotherapy, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, Perth, Australia, 2Burn Injury...
  • August 26, 2021
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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 Marcus Cheng1, Dr Ebrar Al-Yasery1, Dr  Sarah Lonie1, Mr Wai-Ting Choi1 1Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Western Health, Sunshine, Australia Abstract: Burns are a common form of injury in the paediatric population. There is an increased incidence of...
  • May 31, 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...
  • May 31, 2019
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