thermal burn


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thermal burn

[′thər·məl ¦bərn]
(medicine)
Tissue reaction to or injury resulting from application of heat.
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The RELIEF trial will assess safety and feasibility of intravenous delivery of Cytori Cell Therapy as an adjunct to usual care in patients with thermal burn injuries covering between 20 percent and 50 percent of their body surface area.
Examination of the patient's peripheral blood smear revealed extreme erythrocyte poikilocytosis with bizarre forms resembling the erythrocyte morphology sometimes seen in individuals with severe thermal burns (Figure 1).
for chemical or thermal burns between 2001 and 2013 at the Baskent University Medical School Department of Ophthalmology and later at the Bayindir Hospital Eye Clinic.
Subjects with a history of a thermal burn on an external body area (limb(s), trunk, and/or face) that was completely healed at the time of testing were eligible for enrollment into the study.
The emergency care of a chemical burn is basically the same as that for a thermal burn.
The false indication also poses the threat of potential shock or thermal burn.
Failure to detect leaking gas can present a fire, explosion or thermal burn hazard to consumers.
CASE FACTS: Lisa Biello alleged that she sustained a circular thermal burn on her right calf while Dr.
2,4) While chemical or thermal burn and abuse are suspected with the appropriate history, the remainder of the diagnoses have defining characteristics allowing for proper identification.
A few frightening seconds in the discharge of a sprinkler system is likely to be much more tolerable than the pain of a thermal burn, the disfiguration that often accompanies these burns, or the incapacitation from carbon monoxide poisoning that may be caused by the uncontrolled burning of contents in close proximity to the patient.
The gynecologist claimed that the patient's injury was a thermal burn, and is a known complication of the procedure.
Working with a small 5mm area at a time, closely packed, medical-grade micro-needles facilitate the penetration of the lactic acid, which creates a similar effect to a thermal burn.