Burns Secondary to Infrared Therapy in a six year old HBSS Patient

SANYA, JOSEPH OLUROTIMI (2012) Burns Secondary to Infrared Therapy in a six year old HBSS Patient. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, 2 (7). pp. 60-63. ISSN 2224-3208

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A six-year-old male HbSS patient was referred to the physiotherapy unit of the university teaching hospital, Ado-Ekiti. The boy had earlier presented at his regular clinic during a prolonged vaso both lower limbs. He was treated with intramuscular (gluteal) injections alongside other management. He later developed a left foot-drop. After a few became scalded and sore. The other foot on which no physiotherapy was applied was normal. Case reports of similar incidents in the literature were reviewed. Possible explanations preventive measures suggested.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physiotherapy; infrared; Thermal energy; Burns
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Mrs Ayomide Rasaq
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2020 09:45
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2020 09:45
URI: http://eprints.abuad.edu.ng/id/eprint/682

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