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Know Your Chemical Burns by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 9:19am There are two primary groups of chemical burns: acid and alkali. When assessing a chemical burn it is important to know both the causing agent (acid or alkali) and the concentration of the solution. It is important to know if an acid or an alkali caused the burn because they cause injury by different mechanisms. Acids produce co ... Read on »
A Look At Chemical Burns by Shilah C. Azib Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 2:52am If you think of ways to get burnedchances are things like firehot wateror cooking appliances are often the first things to come to mind. And while these burn are some of the most common that people suffer fromthey are not the only cause. There are other burns that can be just as painful and even more harmfulbut also require a different ... Read on »
OPTIC NERVE HYPOPLASIA, SEPTO-OPTIC DYSPLASIA, MACULAR DEGENERATION and OPTIC CHEMICAL BURNS by David Granovsky Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 12:00am Until she was 15, Morse had 20/4,000 vision in one eye and only light perception in the other due to optic nerve hypoplasia, or an underdevelopment of the nerve that transmits vision signals from the eye to the brain. She could make out human figures but not see details, could only read if the paper was within inches of her eye, and c ... Read on »
CHEMICALLY BURNED EYES REPAIRED WITH STEM CELLS by David Granovsky Posted Sat 12 Jun 2010 12:00am BRIEF SUMMARY OF METHODS BRIEF SUMMARY OF R ESULTS - MORE DETAILED INFORMATION: Figure 3. Regeneration of a Functional Corneal Epithelium and Restoration of Visual Acuity. [Brief: "All three eyes had total limbal stem-cell deficiency, complete corneal opacification, and stromal scarring (images at left ... Read on »
Chemical And Electrical Burns by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 24 May 2010 1:06pm Chemical burns are burn injuries resulting from misuse of products. They can be strong acid or they can result from base liquids. Labels should warn of toxicity level. Chemical burns can occur at home, in the workplace or at school. Chemicals can cause harm when inhaled, absorbed through the skin or ingested. These chemicals can ... Read on »
Vitamin E rapidly depleted by burn injuries by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 12:00am OregonState.edu - Severe burn injuries in children have been shown to rapidly deplete the levels of vitamin E in their body’s adipose, or fat tissues, a new clinical study has found. Stored levels of this important antioxidant were reduced ... Read on »
Keeping Your Child Safe From Accidental Burns by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 27 Nov 2010 10:16pm A child will explore the world through the sense of touch. This is how a child learns the first lessons about the objects in the home, yard and other areas that they come into contact with; these first lessons should not include burns. Burns are painful reminders of kids getting too close to hot objects, playing with fire, or ge ... Read on »
Classifying A Burn by Shilah C. Azib Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 1:56pm There are several ways to classify a burn. A burn can be classified by the agent, by the degree, by the depth and by the clinical findings. Different burn agents or sources of the burns are chemicals, friction, electricity, radiation, extreme temperatures (both heat and cold), scalding, and steam. Electrical burns can be cau ... Read on »
FIRST AID FOR PETS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Sep 2012 12:00am You get home from work, go in the door, and there to greet you is your dog...with blood all over its front feet...and your floor.  What do you do?  Within those first few seconds, it will be very important to make the right decisions.  You don't want to fret about the carpeting if your dog is in serious trouble, right?  A little planni ... Read on »
When Burns Need Medical Treatment by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 12 Jan 2009 2:28pm Most people have had a minor burn sometime in their lives. Maybe you picked up a hot pot, had cooking grease splatter on you, or stuck you hand in some dish water that had gotten a little too hot. If this has happen to you, then you know how painful a minor can be both after it happens and as it is healing. If you can take that memory and m ... Read on »