Each year, hundreds of thousands of individuals are admitted to hospitals for burn injuries that occur in the home, workplace, or as the result of car accidents. This type of injury can be debilitating and require thousands of dollars in ongoing medical bills. If the injury was due to negligence, responsible parties can be held liable. In the past year, juries have awarded plaintiffs millions of dollars in compensation.
Exercise can help enhance recovery and quality of life for people who have experienced a burn injury. A new resource from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) offers burn survivors a variety of free online resources including videos, slideshows, and information on how to properly exercise after injury.
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A study published in JAMA Ophthalmology found young children represent the single highest-risk group for ocular chemical injuries. Though chemical eye burns from cleaning products and industrial chemicals are generally considered an issue in work-related settings, injury rates are highest among children aged one to two years.
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Japanese scientists have recently developed an artificial skin with hair follicles and sweat glands, features which they claim could lead to more effective skin for burn injuries. In an article published by UPI, scientists discuss this new skin and the possibilities it provides for not only burn injuries, but also the future of scientific testing.