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Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center

Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center

Research in Burn Surgery

Basic research

Focus: Response to Injury

  • The Correlation of Glucocorticoid Receptors with Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis Function and Response to Glucocorticoids in Patients with Serious Burns or Injuries
  • Involvement of Human Endogenous Retroviruses in Systemic Pathologic Changes in Patients with Major Burns

Multicenter research

  • Multi-Center Benchmarking Of Functional And Psychosocial Outcomes Of Pediatric Burn Survivors
  • Evaluation of Military and Civilian Outcomes After Burn Injury: A Multicenter Study
  • Defining the Threshold for Transfusions in Burn Patients
  • Clinical Value of PCR-Based Detection of Bacteria in Burn Patients
  • Development of an inhalation injury scoring system to predict severity of inhalation injury

Clinical research

Critical Care

  • Randomized Prospective Trial of Fresh Frozen Plasma to Packed Red Blood Cell Transfusion Ratio
  • Assessment Of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Children After Severe Burn Injury
  • Factors Affecting Renal Failure in Burns
  • Strong Ion Difference as a Predictor of Mortality in Burn Patients
  • Factors Affecting Length of Stay in Burn Injuries
  • Burn ICU Sedatives and Anti-Psychotic Administration Practices
  • Cardiac Output Monitor: Evaluating the Efficacy of Cardiac Output Status Monitor to Determine the Endpoints of Adequate Burn Shock
  • HSV Impact on Burn Injury Recovery
  • Issues Affecting Adherance to a Tight Blood Glucose Protocol
  • Relationship Between Glucose and Cortisol Secretion in the Critically Ill
  • Albuterol Use in Children with Acute Lung Injury
  • Retrospective review of children with burns treated with surfactant for severe respiratory insufficiency

Infection

  • Retrospective Review of the Effect of Candidia and Yeast Infections on Outcomes of Severe Burn Injured Patients
  • Retrospective Review of Infection Rates in Burn Injured Patients with Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters

Rehabilitation

  • Upper Extremity Motion Achieved with Popular Video Games
  • Standard Physical Therapy Versus Interactive Video Game Therapy for Increasing Upper Extremity Function After Burn Injury in Children

Outcomes research

  • Burn Patient Acuity Demographics, Scar Contractures and Rehabilitation Treatment Time Related to Patient Outcomes
  • Analysis of Upper Extremity Motion In Children After Upper Extremity Burn Scar Contracture Release
  • Retrospective Record Review of Face Grafts in Adults and Children
  • Evaluation of Outcomes in the Elderly
  • Young Adult Outcomes Questionnaire Study
  • Quality of Care in the Treatment of Burn Injuries: Validation of Clinical Guidelines and their Impact on Patient Care Outcomes
  • Long-Term Weight Changes in Children After Burn Injury
  • Burn Injury Among Adults with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Firefighter Burn Injuries: Retrospective Review
  • Retrospective review of electrical burn injuries in pediatric and adult Populations
  • Analysis of Circumstances of Grill Burns
  • Function and Quality of Life in Children With Grafted vs.Non-grafted Lower Extremity Amputation

Prevention research

  • Burn Prevention 101: Household Safety Survey for Employees and Volunteers
  • Firefighter’s Burn Prevention Survey
  • Burn Prevention for School Children
  • Review of Disaster Management in Hermosillo, Mexico Day Care Fire in June,2009