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Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

An injury caused by heat. First degree burns affect only the surface of the skin. Second degree burns damage the full thickness of the skin. Third degree burns cause damage to deeper...

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Burnes

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 7 words.

Scottish: variant of Burns 2.

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Burns

Ashis Banerjee and Chris Hargreaves.

in A Resuscitation Room Guide

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 1212 words.

Evaluation - Evaluation of body surface area involvement - Replacement formulae for fluid replacement after burns - Burn depth assessment - Referral to burns unit

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burn

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 39 words.

An injury caused by heat. First degree burns affect only the surface of the skin. Second degree burns damage the

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burn

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 39 words.

An injury caused by heat. First degree burns affect only the surface of the skin. Second degree burns damage the

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Burns

Patricia Sylla.

in Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

April 2005; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT). 4133 words.

Introduction 412

Initial management checklist 416

Initial management 418

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burn

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

An injury caused by heat. First degree burns affect only the surface of the skin. Second degree burns damage the full thickness of the skin. Third degree burns cause damage to deeper...

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Burns

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 3054 words.

Epidemiology:

Burns occur to the very young, the very old, the very unlucky and the very careless. Domestic burns are

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Burns

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 372 words.

Variants: Berns, Burnes, Burness

Current frequencies: GB 34455, Ireland 6742 • GB frequency 1881: 20002 • Main

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Burn

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 177 words.

Variants: Burne, Burns, Berne, Byrn, Byrne

Current frequencies: GB 4424, Ireland 52 • GB frequency

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burn

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 34 words.

verb (also burn off) (also US & Australian) clear (land) of vegetation by burning. • noun (also

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burn

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

1 A land management technique that involves setting fire to vegetation to clear it, encourage new growth and restore soil fertility. See also prescribed burn.

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Burns

Massey Beveridge.

in Oxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine

February 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 6649 words.

This chapter provides essential management guidance for burns for medical providers in low-resource environments when surgical services are not readily available. The chapter provides the...

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Burns

Sanjay Bhananker and Paul Bhalla.

in Pediatric Anesthesia: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5841 words.

Burns injuries are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children. A significant burn injury affects every major organ system of the body. Initial management focuses on...

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burns

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 127 words.

Damage to the skin or other tissue as a result of excessive heat. In sport, burns are seldom caused by direct heat (except sunburn). They are usually caused by friction when the skin rubs...

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burns

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 131 words.

A spoken charm for curing burns and scalds has been recorded from various parts of England. The Shropshire version ran:

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burns

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 89 words.

A frequent cause of industrial and domestic injury, classified as first, second, and third degree burns according to severity. Third

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burns

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 88 words.

A frequent cause of industrial and domestic injury, classified as first, second, and third degree burns according to severity. Third

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burn

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 68 words.

adjourn, astern, Berne, burn, churn, concern, discern, earn, fern, fohn, kern, learn, Lucerne, quern, Sauternes, spurn, stern, Sterne,

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burn

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 146 words.

burn your boats (or bridges) commit yourself irrevocably. In a military campaign, burning your boats or bridges would make

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burn

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 68 words.

adjourn, astern, Berne, burn, churn, concern, discern, earn, fern, fohn, kern, learn, Lucerne, quern, Sauternes, spurn, stern, Sterne,

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