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burn

verb blaze, blister, brand, burn to a cinder, burst into flame, catch fire, cauterize, char, conflagrate, consume, cremate, deflagrate, enkindle, fire, flame up, flare, gut, ignite, incandesce, incendiarize, incinerate, inflame, kindle, light up, melt, overheat, parch, relume, scald, scorch, scorify, sear, seethe, singe, sizzle, smelt, smolder, strike a light, vesicate
Associated concepts: arson, revocation of wills
See also: consume, deflagrate, destroy, efface, expend
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A few frightening seconds in the discharge of a sprinkler system is likely to be much more tolerable than the pain of a thermal burn, the disfiguration that often accompanies these burns, or the incapacitation from carbon monoxide poisoning that may be caused by the uncontrolled burning of contents in close proximity to the patient.
Award Notice: Non-contact wound bed imaging to augment non-burn surgeon capabilities and preserve scarce graft products in a mass casualty incident involving thermal burn injury.
Working with a small 5mm area at a time, closely packed, medical-grade micro-needles facilitate the penetration of the lactic acid, which creates a similar effect to a thermal burn.
The total award will support all clinical, preclinical, regulatory, and technology development activities needed to complete the FDA approval process for use in thermal burn injury.
NASDAQ: OSIR) announced today that the company has been selected by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to submit a full proposal for a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to fund advanced research and development of countermeasures, specifically in the area of mass casualty thermal burn injuries.
Once diagnosed with the disease, patients are treated with supportive care treatment similar to patients with thermal burn injuries since there are currently no other accepted medical treatments.
Adding indications for chemical and radiation burn injury to Silverlon's existing thermal burn and wound indications would allow stockpiling of one product for multiple mass casualty use on combined injuries, including radiation and chemical burns.
We realized that an "upside-down", mild thermal burn stimulus could potentially tighten and repair the aging dermis, without injury to the rest of skin and without the risks of laser resurfacing.
This may result in inaccurate voltage readings, including a low or no voltage reading on a circuit energized with a hazardous voltage, presenting a shock, electrocution, or thermal burn hazard.