Multi-organ Inflammatory Responses after Burn Trauma
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
April 2019 -
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Burn is a form of traumatic injury that affects more than just the skin and can cause damage to multiple organ systems. Of the one million people per year who suffer burn injuries in the United States, 40,000 are admitted to hospitals. Remarkably, about half of those patients are intoxicated at the time of injury. Burn patients who were intoxicated when they sustained their injuries have increased morbidity and mortality compared to burn patients who had not been drinking. The lung is the most f...