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Cooling of burns: Mechanisms and models

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The role of cooling in the acute management of burns is widely accepted in clinical practice, and is a cornerstone of basic first aid in burns. This has been underlined in a number of animal models. The mechanism by which it delivers its benefit is poorly understood, but there is a reduction in burns progression over the first 48 h, reduced healing time, and some subjective improvements in scarring when cooling is administered after burning.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.burns.2015.01.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Oncology
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1376-8409
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2780-7173
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Burns Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
5
Pages:
882-889
Publication date:
2015-03-26
Acceptance date:
2015-01-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-1409
ISSN:
0305-4179
Pmid:
25820085
Source identifiers:
517028
Language:
English
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pubs:517028
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uuid:994a2372-56b6-484f-80ca-1d7922dba960
Local pid:
pubs:517028
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2018-05-11

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