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Management of the Cocoanut Grove burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital.

Management of the Cocoanut Grove burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital

by Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cocoanut Grove (Boston, Mass.) -- Fire, 1942.,
  • Burns -- surgery.,
  • Burns -- therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby staff member Joseph C. Aub [and others]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14733348M

    In November the Cocoanut Grove fire occurred, with nearly patients from the fire admitted to Massachusetts General. This event led to advances in burns care due to the research carried out in the months after the fire, led by Churchill and Cope with Benjamin Castleman, Tracy B. Mallory and Richard Schatzki.   The hospital was ready for the crisis that impacted them following the Cocoanut Grove fire. The awful toll in human life of the Cocoanut Grove fire .

      Massachusetts General Hospital. Management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital, by members of the staff, Joseph C. Aub [and others]. Philadelphia: Lippincott, []. Faxon, Nathaniel W. The Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge [Mass.]: Harvard University Press, The Cocoanut Grove, Nov. 28, A Boston Globe Editorial, 11/28/ effective treatment for skin and pulmonary burns and improvements in disaster planning have emerged from the rubble of the Cocoanut Grove. was created in the wards of Boston City Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in the fire's aftermath.

    Dr. Marshall is the son of a Boston City Hospital nurse who treated victims of the Cocoanut Grove Fire. He is a graduate of the Harvard Surgical Service at Boston City Hospital . - The Coconut Grove was festooned with Casablanca-type décor: fake palm trees made of flammable material that doubled as lamps, with yards of lush fabric draped along the walls and from the ceiling. The main entrance to the club was a single revolving door. Many of the alternate exits had been locked to prevent patrons from sneaking out without paying their tabs pins.


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Symposium on the Management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General HospitalCited by: Symposium on the Management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital THE PROBLEMS OF THE HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION I—THE COCOANUT GROVE Cited by: 1. the treatment of the surface burns * Oliver Cope * The work described in this paper was done under a contract recommended by the Committee on Medical Research, between the Office of Scientific Research and Development and Harvard by: ANNALS OF SURGERY June, -- Symposium on the Management Of The Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital [Cope, Oliver; Faxon, Nathaniel W; et al] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

ANNALS OF SURGERY June, -- Symposium on the Management Of The Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General HospitalAuthor: Nathaniel W; et al Cope, Oliver; Faxon. After the fire, people, many suffering burns, were rushed to two nearby hospitals — Boston City Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital — offering a real world test of the treatment of burns.

Pearl Harbor had occurred a year earlier and the federal government had pumped money into Mass General for burn research. The Cocoanut Grove Fire was a nightclub fire in the United States.

The Cocoanut Grove was a premier nightclub during the post-Prohibition s and s in Boston, Massachusetts. On Novemit was the scene of the deadliest nightclub fire in history of the United States, claiming a total of lives (which was 32 more than the building's authorized capacity) and injuring.

At Mass General, Cocoanut Grove survivors were wrapped in gauze coated with petroleum jelly, a then-experimental form of burn care. Burn wounds disrupt the skin’s ability to regulate evaporation. As a result, burn victims can quickly lose large quantities of water and plasma (the fluid portion of blood), causing many of them to go into shock.

On Novema fire broke out at The Cocoanut Grove Nightclub, in Boston, Massachusetts. The fire claimed the lives of hundreds, and injured patients who were treated at either Boston. The burn ward at Massachusetts General Hospital.

All 39 patients were housed here and cared for by staff organized into teams for dressing changes, fluid therapy, pain medicine, and other care. In the foreground are bottles of plasma awaiting infusion (AP/ Wide World Photos). these modes of therapy, combining data from the Cocoa- nut Grove with.

Symposium on the Management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital METABOLIC OBSERVATIONS * Oliver Cope, Ira T.

Nathanson, G. Margaret Rourke Cited by:   The Cocoanut Grove fire broke out in the basement of the club, known as the Melody Lounge. Photo is courtesy of the U.S.

Army Signal Corps. A recent article in the Harvard Crimson by Eva K. Rosenfeld, The Fire That Changed the Way We Look At Grief, took an in-depth look at how treating the victims of the Cocoanut Grove Fire in Boston contributed to a Massachusetts General Hospital.

Symposium on the Management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital THE PROBLEM OF BURN SHOCK COMPLICATED BY PULMONARY DAMAGE * Oliver Cope and Frederic W.

RhinelanderCited by: Also, he authored several books, including “management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital” and “The Breast”.

In addition, Dr. Cope served as a consultant in surgery to the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, South County Hospital, and Tewksbury State Hospital and Infirmary.

On Novema fire broke out at The Cocoanut Grove Nightclub, in Boston, Massachusetts. The fire claimed the lives of hundreds, and injured patients who were treated at either Boston City Hospital or the Massachusetts General Hospital.

With extraordinary leadership and scientific focus, this tragedy led to many important advances in burn management, including improvements in burn wound care. Before returning to Boston, Dr.

Schulz served for a year as the director of trauma and surgical critical care and associate director of burns at Staten Island University Hospital in New York.

He returned to Boston in as medical director, division of burns at Massachusetts General Hospital. Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Care of the Victims of the Coconut Grove Fire at the Massachusetts General Hospital logo logoCited by: Sophie Urban, of Dorchester, rests in a hospital emergency ward set up in Boston City Hospital, after receiving emergency treatment for burns suffered in flames that swept the Cocoanut Grove night.

Advances in burn treatment. At the time of the fire, Cocoanut Grove nightclub was packed well beyond beyond its person capacity, writes Amanda Hoover for.

The Cocoanut Grove was Boston's premier nightclub during the post-Prohibition s and s. On Novemthis club was the scene of the deadliest nightclub fire in history, [1] killing people (which was 32 more than the building's authorized capacity) and injuring hundreds more.

The enormity of the tragedy shocked the nation and briefly replaced the events of World War II in. The first recorded use of penicillin in treatment of burns – suffered by victims of Boston’s Cocoanut Grove Fire -- took place at MGH. Massachusetts General Hospital.

Management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital, by members of the staff, Joseph C. Aub [and others]. Philadelphia: Lippincott, []. The mission of the Cocoanut Grove Memorial Committee Inc. is to preserve the memory of the people who died as result of the fire at the Cocoanut Grove Night Club in Boston, Massachusetts, to honor the brave first responders and citizens who rescued those trapped inside, to recognize the breakthrough innovations in medicine and building.Burns and Grove's The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 8e Management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

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