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Early and Thorough Wound Debridement Is Crucial for Treatment of Patients With Thermal Burns and para-Chloronitrobenzene Poisoning

May 26, 2016

para -Chloronitrobenzene ( p -CNB) is one of the important chemicals with high liposolubility and oxidizing properties. Heated p -CNB liquid can cause thermal injury by absorption over skin and wound and even methemoglobinemia by conversion of hemoglobin into methemoglobin. Severe methemoglobinemia is a life-threatening condition that demands immediate treatment

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Integrin-Linked Kinase Senses Hypoxia During Scar Angiogenesis

May 26, 2016

Integrin-linked kinase (ILK) mediates signal transduction between cells and the extracellular matrix, regulating cell proliferation, migration, angiogenesis, and apoptosis.

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Investigating biomechanical function of toes through external manipulation integrating analysis

May 24, 2016

This study was aimed to investigate the function of toes while running through comparing bound toes by external- manipulation with natural separate toes by evaluating kinematics and plantar pressure analysis.

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One week left to save on ACFAOM 2016

May 24, 2016

Registration is FREE at ACFAOM’s 2016 Annual Clinical Conference on June 24-26 in Savannah, GA, for ACFAOM members — while non-members save $50 — if registered by June 1 . Special registration discounts has been created for GPMA members and Federal DPMs

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Meet the Masters: Meet Dr. Harry Goldsmith — today at 9 p.m. ET

May 24, 2016

Harry Goldsmith, DPM, FACFAOM, will be the guest on today’s Meet the Masters audio-conference (at 9 p.m. ET) with host, and former ACFAOM president, Bret Ribotsky, DPM, FACFAOM

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Influence of estrogen on the plantar fascia

May 24, 2016

Reported effects of estrogen on knee ligaments and the Achilles tendon raise questions about how the plantar fascia might be altered during the menstrual cycle and how those changes might affect injury risk. This original study was designed to address that question.

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Fewer cognitive resources found in adults with diabetic foot ulcers

May 24, 2016

Self-treatment challenges are more often found in adults with diabetic foot ulcers compared with those with diabetes alone due to lessened possession of cognitive resources, according to study findings published in Diabetes Care . “These findings indicate that participants with [diabetic foot ulcers] in this study were challenged with more severe cognitive difficulties compared with the participants without this complication,” the researchers wrote. “It should be emphasized that the cross-sectional design limits the ability to draw definitive conclusions about causality.”

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New trial of Siri-like technology aims to improve management of Type 2 diabetes

May 24, 2016

Australians with Type 2 diabetes are invited to trial a new digital health program to help them stay on top of their condition.

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Don’t flop on foot support this summer

May 24, 2016

If you’re getting ready to show off your toes in summer sandals, make sure those shoes aren’t a flop in terms of the support they provide, says an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Patient retention: Initial phone calls can make the difference

May 24, 2016

You’ve likely heard all about the power of first impressions, but you may not have realized just how important they are. Phone calls are often the first connection a patient makes with a medical practice and they can make a critical difference, according to a study by the Baird Group.

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