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The impact of erythrocyte-derived microvesicles on hemostatis disorder during burn injury

Microparticles or microvesicles (MVs) are closed fragments of cell membranes, released into the blood flow by different types of cells, such as: erythrocytes, platelets, white blood cells and endothelial cells. It has been proved that MVs play

Multiple injuries (polytrauma) result in skeletal muscle wasting and insulin resistance

Polytrauma is a combination of injuries that occur over a short period of time (simultaneously or within minutes of each other). These injuries can include burn, fracture, hemorrhage, trauma to the extremities, or penetrating trauma to the

Revised Baux score and updated Charlson comorbidity index associated with mortality in burn patients

A severe burn injury induces significant systemic physiological imbalances. This may lead to subsequent complications, organ failure and death. In the United Kingdom, severe burn injuries (covering at least 15% of total body) leading to substantial hospitalisation

Forewarned is forearmed: Protect your children from surprising hot weather injuries this summer

It is known that hot weather adversely affects health and raises mortality rates. This has been reported globally by the World Health Organisation, and locally in Australia.  In addition to death, adverse effects of health that have