Accession Number:

AD0412549

Title:

THERMAL INJURY OF THE SKIN

Descriptive Note:

Annual progress rept., May 1962-1 May 1963

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Report Date:

1963-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

The objective of these studies up o the curentperiod has been to determine whether or not the degradation products following tissueinjury, specifically thermal, can be lethal and oxic to the host to isolate and identfy these toxins to determine whether these toxins have the capacity ofproducing autoantibodies in theinjued host and to determine if te blod of paties convalescingfrm extensive thermal injury will counteract the toxemia and reduce the mortality of severely burned human subjects.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE