Month: June 2019

Dr Francois Stapelberg,1 Dr Jian Li,1 Irene Zhang1, Christin Coomarasamy1,  1NZ National Burn Centre and Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand Abstract: Gabapentininoids are registered for use in epilepsy and neuropathic pain, but are commonly used off-label during acute pain for...
  • June 18, 2019
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Hilal  Bahia1, Jeanna  Bernard1, Dr Jenna Langschymidt1, Daniel Widdowson1 Abstract: Introduction: Nexobrid is a bromelain based enzymatic agent of plant origin licensed for use in the treatment of deep partial and full thickness burns. Nexobrid is capable of selectively removing...
  • June 18, 2019
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Hana Menzies1 Victorian Adult Burns Service, Alfred Health, Prahan, Vic, Australia Abstract: As with all aspects of burns care, collaboration of the multidisciplinary team is paramount to optimise best outcomes. The nursing care of patients receiving such surgical treatments is...
  • June 18, 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...
  • June 18, 2019
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Dr Rory Middleton1, Dr Thomas Whitton1, Dr Jennifer Martins1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Background: Although accounting for only a small percentage of total admissions to hospital for burns, chemical burns require special consideration due to their potential for...
  • June 18, 2019
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Abstract: Have you ever assumed burns patients are not suitable for organ and tissue donation? Did you know 1400 people around Australia are currently waiting for a transplant? Organ donation conversations are crucial, not only to save and improve the...
  • June 18, 2019
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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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Dr Danika Jurat1, Dr Douglas Copson1 1Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, Australia Abstract: Background: tattoos are a form of body decoration increasing in popularity world-wide¹. By changing the colour of the skin with injection of pigment, assessment of burn injuries are...
  • June 4, 2019
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Dr Danika Jurat1, Dr Douglas Copson1, Professor Fiona Wood1 1Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, Australia Abstract: Introduction: Synanceia genus (stonefish) stings are infamous for the excruciating nature of the pain inflicted¹,². The most effective form of first aid is immersion in...
  • June 4, 2019
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Dr Danika Jurat1 1Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, Australia Abstract: Objective: To determine if maximum heart rate and subsequent recovery time to baseline correlates with participant fitness by undertaking a Steady-state Cycle Test in the healthy adult population. Fitness will be...
  • June 4, 2019
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