Month: June 2018

Dr Devlin Elliott1 1Greenslopes Plastics Department, Greenslopes, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Introduction:There are a variety of products on the market that can be used for donor site dressing. Mextra Superabsorbent is a dressing with high retention and absorption capacity that reduces...
  • June 26, 2018
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Dr Devlin  Elliott1 1Greenslopes Plastics Department, Greenslopes , Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Introduction:Skin graft donor site scarring can be problematic in selective patients. Donor sites require optimum conditions free from excessive exudate and infection to maximize healing potential and final cosmesis....
  • June 26, 2018
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Dr Devlin Elliott1 1Greenslopes Plastics Department, Greenslopes, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Introduction:Full thickness burns on the hand require debridement and skin grafting. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) can be used to help with graft stability and take with a variety of...
  • June 26, 2018
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Julia Kwiet,1 Anne Darton2 ,Dale Forbes3, Peter Hawkins1, Loyola McLean4 1 NSRHS Social Work Department, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW, 2075 juliakwiet@health.nsw.gov.au 2 Agency for Clinical Innovation Statewide Burn Injury Service (SBIS), NSW 2065 3 SBIS Consumer Representative. NSW 4 Academic Psychiatry, Royal North...
  • June 26, 2018
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Ms Yvonne Singer Abstract: In recent decades, research and advances in treatment have contributed to significant improvements to burn care, and the quality of life following injury. Nevertheless, significant evidence gaps and high variations in clinical practice remain; the effects...
  • June 26, 2018
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1Agho Kingsley 2 Kathy Tannous   1Western Sydney University,School of Science and Health 2Western University of Sydney Abstract: Introduction: The design and practice of home escape plans have been considered as important safety strategies for families to employ, to reduce and/or prevent injury...
  • June 26, 2018
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Prof Roy Kimble1,2, Dr Megan Simons1,3, Dr Zephanie Tyack1 1Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research, UQ Child Health Research Centre, Centre for Children’s Health Research, South Brisbane, Australia, 2Department of Paediatric Surgery, Urology, Neonatal Surgery, Burns and Trauma, Lady...
  • June 26, 2018
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Dr Leila Cuttle1, Dr Belinda  Wallis2,3, Ms Jacquii Burgess3, Ms Erin Meyers1, Dr Cate Cameron4,5, Prof Roy Kimble1,3,6, Mr Steve Huff7 1Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research, Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at Centre...
  • June 26, 2018
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Mr Tuo Zang1,2,3, Dr Leila Cuttle1,2,4, Dr Daniel Broszczak1,2,5, Dr James Broadbent1,2,6, Ms Catherine  Tanzer1,2,4, Dr Tony Parker1,2 1Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Kelvin Grove, Australia, 2Queensland University Of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia, 3Wound Management Innovation Co-operative Research Centre,...
  • June 26, 2018
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HP Chong1, E Gibson1, L Quinn1, R Cooksey1,D Molony1,A Jeeves1, M Lodge1,B Carney1 1Women’s And Children’s Hospital, North Adelaide, Australia Abstract: Introduction: Burns are a preventable cause of pediatric injury with over 100 000 annual hospitalizations. The authors hypothesize that analysis...
  • June 26, 2018
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