In the Loop

News and views from across Mayo Clinic

Items Tagged ‘Dr. Andrew Greenlund’

June 24, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Unfortunate fire starters

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

When mustache hair meets a home oxygen tank, sometimes sparks will fly. These are the surprising findings of a Mayo Clinic study that evaluated the relationship between facial hair and burns resulting from oxygen therapy. Andrew Greenlund, M.D., Ph.D., had noticed an unusual number of fire-related accidents in patients with facial hair who were on […]

View full entry Comment on this

Tags: Dr. Andrew Greenlund, Dr. Bradley Anderson, Dr. Laura Greenlund


Contact Us · Privacy Policy