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ALLMedicine™ Smoke Inhalation Injury Center

Research & Reviews  77 results

Successful Long-Term Outcome After Transplantation of Lungs Affected by Smoke Inhalatio...
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Moolji J, Gill I et. al.

Oct 27th, 2021 - We report a case of a 43-year-old woman who underwent double lung transplantation from a donor with severe airway burns following a house fire. The recipient's lung function and quality of life remain excellent 24 months following transplantation....

Smoke Inhalation Injury

Oct 15th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Smoke inhalation is the leading cause of death due to fires. It produces injury through several mechanisms, including thermal injury to the upper airway, irritation or chemical injury to the airways from soot, asphyxiation, and...

Smoke Inhalation Injury Workup

Oct 15th, 2021 - Approach Considerations In the workup of inhalation injuries caused by toxic smoke, the primary investigation focuses on the pulmonary system. Other tests may be clinically indicated based on history, physical examination, and underlying health pr...

Smoke Inhalation Injury Treatment & Management

Oct 15th, 2021 - Approach Considerations Beware that patients may appear asymptomatic on arrival but may develop significant signs and symptoms as long as 36 hours after exposure, especially in fires, which produce small particles with low water solubility. Be awa...

Smoke Inhalation Injury Clinical Presentation

Oct 15th, 2021 - History In patients exposed to smoke, details of the exposure—the duration, the amount of smoke inhaled, and the toxins contained in the smoke--can help determine the risk for inhalation injury. Unfortunately, these details are often not known, al...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Impact of Hydroxocobalamine on Outcome of Smoke Inhalation Injury Admitted to the ICU

Apr 4th, 2019 - In Europe, hydroxocobalamin (cyanokit) is the antidote recommended by expert consensus in cases of suspicion of cyanide intoxication associated with the inhalation of fire smoke (1). However, cyanokit has never been evaluated in this indication. C...

Smoke Inhalation Injury in Patients Admitted to Intensive Care

Feb 7th, 2019 - The study is a monocentric, retrospective, descriptive and analytical study , betwen december 1997 and september 2018 in intensive care unit of university of hospital. All patients aged over 18 year and who had received a diagnosis of smoke- inhal...

Optical Coherence Tomography of Airway and Pleural Disorders

Aug 25th, 2017 - The researcher can use Optical coherence tomography endoscopic imaging to improve diagnosis and treatment of airway and pleural malignancy. In the events of burn injury and smoke inhalation injury, the Optical coherence tomography can determine th...

BEST (Burn Center Evaluation of Standard Therapies) Ventilator Mode Study-

Sep 21st, 2015 - This is a prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing HFPV to conventional ventilator modes in the support of burn patients with respiratory failure. Burn patients who develop the need for mechanical ventilation present a variety of challe...

The Effect of Heparin on Inhalation Injury

Dec 17th, 2012 - This study would consist of 170 burn patients with documented smoke inhalation injury who will be randomized to receive either standard care alone (control group) or standard care plus heparin nebulization in combination with intravenously adminis...

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