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Treating burns caused by hydrofluoric.
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PMID:  21823563     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hydrofluoric acid is an ingredient of many common household and industrial solutions. Even seemingly minor burns caused by this acid can have catastrophic effects if they are treated inappropriately or late. This article describes the signs and symptoms, the pathophysiology and the emergency management of hydrofluoric acid burns.
Authors:
Anthony Summers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency nurse : the journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1354-5752     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Nurse     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9208913     Medline TA:  Emerg Nurse     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12-5; quiz 17     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Emergency Department, Redlands Hospital, Cleveland, Queensland.
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