Specificity and treatment of thermal and inhalation injury following and explosion in a cement manufacturing kiln.
Six patients sustained a unique type of burn injury while working during the manufacture of cement in China.
These patients suffered a combination of chemical and thermal injuries with extensive deep burns and inhalation injury, when they were involved in an accidental explosive leakage of cement from a manufacturing kiln.
This report discusses the aetiology of the burn injury and the principles of treatment.
All of these burns were preventable.
Mots-clés Pascal : Brûlure, Etiopathogénie, Accident, Peau pathologie, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Accident travail, Industrie ciment, Chine, Asie, Prévention, Traitement, Brûlure chimique, Homme, Etude cas, Mâle, Ciment, Composé chimique, Agent physique, Inhalation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Burn, Etiopathogenesis, Accident, Skin disease, Respiratory disease, Occupational accident, Cement industry, China, Asia, Prevention, Treatment, Chemical burn, Human, Case study, Male, Cement, Chemical compound, Physical agent, Inhalation
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0524605
Code Inist : 002B30B01B. Création : 199406.