Verbrennungen

Diagnose, Therapie und Rehabilitation des thermischen Traumas

Author: Lars-Peter Kamolz,David N. Herndon,Marc G. Jeschke

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 321179896X

Category: Medical

Page: 251

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Verbrennungen kommen häufig vor, meist als Folge eines Unfalls. Manche Wunden heilen spontan, andere müssen in einem Brandverletzten-Zentrum versorgt werden. Dieses Kompendium bietet einen schnellen Überblick über den aktuellen Wissensstand zur Diagnose und Therapie von Verbrennungen. Erstversorgung, Flächen- und Tiefenbestimmung, chirurgische Versorgung, Haut und Hautersatz sind nur eine kleine Auswahl der behandelten Themen. Das Buch richtet sich an alle Berufsgruppen, die Verbrennungen behandeln, ob als Notarzt, Chirurg oder Pflegekraft.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Wound Care at a Glance

Author: Ian Peate,Wyn Glencross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118995554

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 2003

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Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Bioengineering In Wound Healing: A Systems Approach

Author: Yarmush Martin L,Golberg Alexander

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9813144599

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 396

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What is a wound, how does it heal, and how can we prevent scarring? The concept of wound healing has puzzled humans even before the advent of modern medicine. In recent years, bioengineering has tackled the problems of cancer, tissue engineering and molecular manufacturing. The broad spectrum of technologies developed in these fields could potentially transform the wound care practice. However, entering the world of wound healing research is challenging — a broad spectrum of knowledge is required to understand wounds and improve healing. This book provides an essential introduction of the field of wound healing to bioengineers and scientists outside the field of medicine. Written by leading researchers from various fields, this book is a comprehensive primer that gives readers a holistic understanding of the field of wound biology, diagnostics and treatment technologies. Contents:Scarless Tissue Regeneration (Alexander Golberg)Anatomy of the Human Skin and Wound Healing (Amit Sharma, Labib R Zakka and Martin C Mihm Jr)Deprived and Enriched Environments: How Sensory Stimulation Affects Wound Healing (Jonathan G Fricchione and John B Levine)Models of Ischemic and Vascular Wounds (Michael T Watkins and Hassan Albadawi)Developmental Biology of Skin Wound Healing: On Pathways and Genes Controlling Regeneration Versus Scarring (Sarah Susan Kelangi and Marianna Bei)Nutrition, Metabolism, and Wound Healing Process (Yong-Ming Yu and Alan J Fischman)Polarization Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography for Imaging of Wound Repair (Martin Villiger and Brett E Bouma)Functional Imaging of Wound Metabolism (Jake Jones, Vasily Belov and Kyle P Quinn)Functional Skin Substitutes — The Intersection of Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials (Kevin Dooley, Julie Devalliere and Basak Uygun)Biomaterial-Based Systems for Pharmacologic Treatment of Wound Repair (Mara A Pop, Julia B Sun and Benjamin D Almquist)Laser Tissue Welding in Wound Healing and Surgical Repair (Russell Urie, Tanner Flake and Kaushal Rege)Bioprinting for Wound Healing Applications (Aleksander Skardal, Sean Murphy, Anthony Atala and Shay Soker)Electroporation Applications in Wound Healing (Laure Gibot, Tadej Kotnik and Alexander Golberg) Readership: Bioengineers, scientists, researchers and graduate students outside the field of medicine.

Advances in Wound Healing Materials

Author: Willi Paul

Publisher: Smithers Rapra

ISBN: 1909030384

Category: Medical

Page: 196

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Wound healing and wound care technologies are an ever expanding field with the advancement of materials science, biomedicine and tissue engineering. In the year 2011 the global wound care market generated US$ 6,500 million with an annual growth rate of 7.5%. The global advanced wound care products market share in 2023 is predicted to be approximately US$ 16,300 million.This book discusses the evolution of wound care devices and protocol over the years and different technologies being used in the present day wound care treatment. New strategies involving engineered tissues and drug delivery to mimic the natural wound healing milieu are discussed. The use of cytokine growth factors enhances chronic wound healing particularly for burn wound healing. Prevention of scarring, keloid formation or contractures and a cosmetically acceptable healing is a challenge even now.Skin tissue engineering was the first successfully clinically applied product in regenerative medicine. Bioengineered skin seeded with fibroblast and keratinocyte cells could form a permanent solution that do not require skin grafting or as a temporary cover for burns prior to grafting. Cell attachment, proliferation and tissue formation in a three-dimensional porous scaffold can be engineered for specific application. These cell based skin substitutes had significant wound healing and scar reducing effect on patients.Gene-activated dermal equivalent is another emerging approach for the healing of full thickness incision wounds with good remodelling of the skin. The book also describes similar latest developments on wound healing science and research.The target audiences are wound care professionals, researchers working on wound healing technology and skin tissue engineering; as well as graduate students and industries that need to understand the aspects of wound healing and technological orientation towards successful commercialisation.

An Unnatural History of Emerging Infections

Author: Ron Barrett,George Armelagos (the late)

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191507156

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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This book traces the social and environmental determinants of human infectious diseases from the Neolithic to the present day. Despite recent high profile discoveries of new pathogens, the major determinants of these emerging infections are ancient and recurring. These include changing modes of subsistence, shifting populations, environmental disruptions, and social inequalities. The recent labeling of the term "re-emerging infections" reflects a re-emergence, not so much of the diseases themselves, but rather a re-emerging awareness in affluent societies of long-standing problems that were previously ignored. An Unnatural History of Emerging Infections illustrates these recurring problems and determinants through an examination of three major epidemiological transitions. The First Transition occurred with the Agricultural Revolution beginning 10,000 years ago, bringing a rise in acute infections as the main cause of human mortality. The Second Transition first began with the Industrial Revolution; it saw a decline in infectious disease mortality and an increase in chronic diseases among wealthier nations, but less so in poorer societies. These culminated in today's "worst of both worlds syndrome" in which globalization has combined with the challenges of the First and Second Transitions to produce a Third Transition, characterized by a confluence of acute and chronic disease patterns within a single global disease ecology. This accessible text is suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate level students and researchers in the fields of epidemiology, disease ecology, anthropology, health sciences, and the history of medicine. It will also be of relevance and use to undergraduate students interested in the history and social dynamics of infectious diseases.

Wound Healing for Plastic Surgeons, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery - E-Book

Author: Mark S. Granick

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455747475

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Plastic Surgery’s pre-eminence in the field of surgical wound management is enhanced with clinical information in this publication. A surgeon involved with an international team training surgeons throughout the world in wound technology leads this issue, presenting advances in wound technology. Wound technology has enabled plastic surgeons to treat a wide variety of wounds successfully and has transformed wound surgery to a thriving, cutting edge specialty. Topics include: Debridement; Microbial Barrier Protection; Harnessing Growth Factors to Influence Wound Healing; Regenerative Materials that Facilitate Wound Healing; Compression and Venous surgery to treat VLUs; Early Experience with Stem Cells in treating Chronic Wounds; Hyperbaric Oxygen, Topical Oxygen and Nasal Oxygen in Wound Management; Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: An Algorithm; Sophisticated Surgical Solutions for Complex Wound Problems; An Algorithm for Limb Salvage for Chronic Ulcers; Outcome Assessment for Chronic Wound Management with Serial Debridement, and Topical Surface Manipulation.

Foot and Ankle Athletic Injuries, An Issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery - E-Book

Author: Bob Baravarian

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709492

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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This issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery will feature topics on: Etiology, Pathophysiology and most common injuries of the lower extremity in the athlete;Forefoot Stress Fractures and Plantar plate injuries in the athlete;Midfoot sprains and fractures in the athlete;Intraarticular acute ankle fractures and talar dome osteochondral injuries;The triple injury of ankle synovitis, ankle instability and peroneal tendon tear in the athlete;New technology in the treatment of athletic injuries; and Current thinking in the treatment of plantar and posterior heel pain syndrome

Burn Care Update, An Issue of Perioperative Nursing Clinics - E-Book

Author: Patricia Fortner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455743046

Category: Medical

Page: 166

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This issue of Perioperative Nursing Clinics will include the following topics: History of Burn Care; Pathophysiology of Burns; Perioperative Considerations for the Burn Injured Patient; Surgical Procedures for the Burn Patient; Epicells; Reconstructive/Plastic Surgery; OR/PACU/ICU Hand Off; Pain; Infection Control; Surgical Care of Thermally Injured Patients on the Battlefield; Burn Pressure Ulcer Management in the Perioperative Burn Patient; Conducting Research in the Operating Room; High-Tech, High-Stress Environment for the Burn Nurse; Costs; and Personal Experiences of a Perioperative Burn Nurse in the Military.

Bulletin of the History of Medicine

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine

Page: N.A

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Vols. for 1939- include the Transactions of the 15th- annual meetings of the American Association of the History of Medicine, 1939-

A Brief History of Seven Killings

A Novel

Author: Marlon James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698170504

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

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Winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize A recipient of the 2015 American Book Award One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times A New York Times Book Review Notable Book Named a best book of the year by: The New York Times Chicago Tribune The Washington Post The Boston Globe Time Newsweek The Huffington Post The Seattle Times The Houston Chronicle Publishers Weekly Library Journal Popsugar BookPage BuzzFeed Books Salon Kansas City Star L Magazine From the acclaimed author of The Book of Night Women comes a “musical, electric, fantastically profane” (The New York Times) epic that explores the tumultuous world of Jamaica over the past three decades. In A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James combines brilliant storytelling with his unrivaled skills of characterization and meticulous eye for detail to forge an enthralling novel of dazzling ambition and scope. On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions in Kingston, seven gunmen stormed the singer’s house, machine guns blazing. The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped and sung about in the streets of West Kingston. Rumors abound regarding the assassins’ fates, and there are suspicions that the attack was politically motivated. A Brief History of Seven Killings delves deep into that dangerous and unstable time in Jamaica’s history and beyond. James deftly chronicles the lives of a host of unforgettable characters – gunmen, drug dealers, one-night stands, CIA agents, even ghosts – over the course of thirty years as they roam the streets of 1970s Kingston, dominate the crack houses of 1980s New York, and ultimately reemerge into the radically altered Jamaica of the 1990s. Along the way, they learn that evil does indeed cast long shadows, that justice and retribution are inextricably linked, and that no one can truly escape his fate. Gripping and inventive, shocking and irresistible, A Brief History of Seven Killings is a mesmerizing modern classic of power, mystery, and insight. From the Hardcover edition.

Total Burn Care E-Book

Expert Consult - Online

Author: David N. Herndon

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455737976

Category: Medical

Page: 808

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Total Burn Care guides you in providing optimal burn care and maximizing recovery, from resuscitation through reconstruction to rehabilitation! Using an integrated, "team" approach, leading authority David N. Herndon, MD, FACS helps you meet the clinical, physical, psychological, and social needs of every patient. With Total Burn Care, you'll offer effective burn management every step of the way! Effectively manage burn patients from their initial presentation through long-term rehabilitation. Devise successful integrated treatment programs for different groups of patients, such as elderly and pediatric patients. Browse the complete contents of Total Burn Care online and download images, tables, figures, PowerPoint presentations, procedural videos, and more at www.expertconsult.com! Decrease mortality from massive burns by applying the latest advances in resuscitation, infection control, early coverage of the burn, and management of smoke inhalation and injury. Enhance burn patients' reintegration into society through expanded sections on reconstructive surgery (with an emphasis on early reconstruction), rehabilitation, occupational and physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and ventilator management.

Die Leben des Lazarus Long

Roman

Author: Robert A. Heinlein

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641180457

Category: Fiction

Page: 992

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Er heißt Lazarus Long, oder Woodrow Wilson Smith, oder Aaron Sheffield, oder ... Lazarus Long ist der älteste Mensch der Welt. So alt, dass er sich selbst nicht mehr an all die Namen erinnert, die er getragen hat. Ebenso wenig wie an alle Leben, die er gelebt, an alle Frauen, die er verführt und an alle Planeten, die er erobert hat. Doch nichts liebt Lazarus Long so sehr wie das Leben selbst, und so bricht er nun auf in ein neues Abenteuer quer durch Raum und Zeit ...

Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care E-Book

Author: Juan A. Asensio,Donald D. Trunkey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323070868

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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Here’s a unified evidence-based approach to problems encountered in trauma and critical care surgical situations. Comprehensive and concise, it is ideal for a quick overview before entering the operating room or ICU, or as a review for board certification or recertification. Be prepared for the unexpected with practical, concise coverage of major surgical problems in trauma and critical care. Get expert practical and up-to-date guidance on ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents, and much more. Find the information you need quickly and easily through numerous illustrations, key points boxes, algorithms, and tables.