Accession Number:

AD0644728

Title:

STUDIES IN THE NATURE AND CONTROL OF SEPSIS IN THERMAL AND COMBINED THERMAL-IRRADIATION INJURIES.

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.,

Corporate Author:

CINCINNATI UNIV OHIO COLL OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

Investigations were conducted on the following topics 1 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 on the effectiveness of early excision on mortality and morbidity of burn patients. 4 Frequency, nature, and significance of the non-sporulating anaerobic bacteria in burn sepsis and studies of the mechanisms of synergism demonstrated by these organisms in polymicrobic infections. 5 Studies of the response and natural course of the burn wound in germ-free animals given a standard burn and maintained in a germ-free environment. 6 Continuing clinical and laboratory studies of all patients treated on the burn service of the Cincinnati General Hospital. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE