STUDIES IN THE NATURE AND CONTROL OF SEPSIS IN THERMAL AND COMBINED THERMAL IRRADIATION INJURIES
CINCINNATI UNIV OH COLL OF MEDICINE
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The work has been concerned with the continued exploration of various problems related to infections associated with thermal injuries. The investigations have been both laboratory and clinical and have consisted of the following 1 A continuing study of the significance of the changing bacterial flora in severe burns. 2 Studies on the influence of the immune response upon morbidity and mortality in experimental and clinical burns. 3 Studies of the effectiveness of early excision on mortality and morbidity of burn patients. 4 Frequency, nature, and significance of the non-sporulating anaerobic bacteria and the mechanisms of synergism illustrated by these organisms in polymicrobic infections. 5 Studies of the response and natural course of the burn would in germ-free animals given a standard burn and maintained in a germfree environment. 6 Continuing clinical and laboratory studies of all burn patients treated on the surgical wards of the Cincinnati General Hospital.
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